Dear believer, grace doesn't obliterate obedience to the commandments of God. Don’t fall prey to any system of belief that demolishes obedience in the Christian walk.
Now the apostles and the brothers who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcision party criticized him, saying, “You went to uncircumcised men and ate with them.”(Acts 11:1-3) The background of this text is Acts 10, where the apostle … Continue reading The Error Of Legalism
The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law (Deuteronomy 29:29) “The book of Deuteronomy records Moses’ words to the Israelites as they waited on the plains of Moab to enter … Continue reading The Secret And Revealed Things Of God
You may have heard of the teaching by some today that sin has been eliminated from the believer’s life as a result of the redemptive work of Christ on the cross of Calvary. These hold that believers have no need to confess their sins (even when they do sin). To such, sanctification is merely a … Continue reading This Body of Sin
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
Genesis is the first book of the Bible. It is also the book of beginnings because it tells us the origins of life and accurately explains the main problem of the world--Sin. From the first two chapters of Genesis, we are made to know there is a Creator who created the world and all that … Continue reading Christ Our Sin Bearer
“My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commandments with your heart, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you” (Proverbs 3:1-2). Imagine you are in your old age, about to depart this life; you call your children to your bedside to distribute your wealth. What … Continue reading Forget Not My Teaching
There are many ordinances and practices under the Old Testament Law for which we’ll often ask whether they are relevant or mandatory to the Christian or not? Tithing is one of such. Some modern day Christians remark that we have said goodbye to the law because we are under Grace. They take John 1:17 as … Continue reading To Tithe or Not To Tithe?