Must You Belong To A Church As A Christian?

There appears to be a growing number of people who believe you can be a Christian and not be a member of a church. The title of this article is a question posed by an online friend on facebook that elicited a wide range of responses. There were those whose answers undermined the necessity of … Continue reading Must You Belong To A Church As A Christian?

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Three Truths From Psalm 103

Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me,bless his holy name! Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy (Psalm 103:1-4). You … Continue reading Three Truths From Psalm 103

Why You Can Trust The Bible

The Bible asserts and claims to be the very word of God. In 2Tim. 3:16 the Bible testifies of itself to be inspired by God. "All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness." In other words, every word of what we call Scripture … Continue reading Why You Can Trust The Bible

The Heart: The Seat of Sin

Our fathers refused to obey him[Moses], but thrust him aside , and in their hearts they turned to Egypt (Acts 7:39) The heart in the natural or biological sense is the organ that powers life in a human being. When the heart stops; life stops. When Scripture uses the word heart, it is analogus to … Continue reading The Heart: The Seat of Sin

Gracious in Suffering

And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:60). The above text captures the very last words of Stephen as he was martyred for his faith. He was one of the leaders appointed over the affairs of the church in Acts 6 … Continue reading Gracious in Suffering

A COVENANT WITH THE EYE

In a place where I used to work few years back, there was a seller of DVDs who came by weekly to sell his wares to some of my colleagues. On one occasion, he brought along some “blue films”. I was with a senior colleague in our staff common room. He asked if I would … Continue reading A COVENANT WITH THE EYE

A Faithful Christian Life

In many Christian circles today there is a strong emphasis on “faith”. We are often told if we have enough faith we could move mountains and do the impossible. It doesn’t matter the problem, all you need is a good dose of faith and God will come running because he is compelled to honour his … Continue reading A Faithful Christian Life