"Born Again": This is one of the most used words in all of Christendom, not just limited to our generation but has been by generations past. Now you do not need to have been in the Christian faith for long to have probably heard this term thrown around. Indeed, it has been used so much … Continue reading The Necessity Of The New Birth
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Living in a fallen world, you may have heard stories of or may have been a victim of thieves breaking in at unsuspecting hours; taking away what was not theirs. In 1Thes 5:1-11, Paul by way of reminder exhorts the believers at Thessalonica to be on the lookout for the second coming … Continue reading Are You Ready For The Day Of The Lord?
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us – for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree”—so that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles , so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit.” … Continue reading The Blessing Of Abraham
In the previous article, we looked at the first mark of a genuine Christian, Heavenly Mindedness. Today, we will consider the second mark, that is, a genuine Christan Fights Sin. In verse 5 of Colossians 3, Paul tells Christians to “Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, … Continue reading A Christian Fights Sin
There are many groupings and associations in the world today. These groups all have particular marks or characteristics that define them as distinct from others. It could be a country or a social club or even a religion. This equally is true for the Christian faith. When someone professes Christianity, how can we determine he … Continue reading 3 Marks Of A Christian: A Study On Colossians 3:1-17
A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.(John 4:7). It was a normal day. "A woman from Samaria came to draw water" But this turned out not to be a normal day after all because her life was transformed forever. Water is life they say. But it is … Continue reading The Water Of Life
So soon we are in June 2016. We thank God for a new month. I trust before we entered 2016, you made a few resolutions. How well have you done with your resolutions? How have you fared so far in the first half of the year? It was the Apostle Paul who wrote "Examine yourselves, … Continue reading June 2016: Four Truths To Ponder
There were four of us, two Hindus, a supposed Christian and myself. The conversation was intense and awkward at the same time, you could cut the tension with a knife. The topic was: "are all religions the same?" As usual my Hindu friends were of the view that all religions are the same, and … Continue reading Is Jesus The Only Way?
Romans 10:3-9 Jesus paid it all, All to Him I owe; Sin had left a crimson stain, He washed it white as snow. ~ Elvina M. Hall; 1865 Imagine this scenario with me. A man who owes the creditors a huge sum of money is dragged before the court. He admits that even if all his … Continue reading Jesus Paid It All
1 Thessalonians 1:5-10 If the preaching of the Gospel is to have any effect in the lives of its hearers, it needs to come in power, in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. In our opening verses, the apostle lets us in on the reason the call of the Gospel is effectual in those … Continue reading Faithful Preaching: Christ and Him Crucified