Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed (1 Peter 2:24KJV). Many have twisted this text to preach a health and wealth gospel. But that is a great error. We are no where … Continue reading Healed And Restored
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
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
For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers,” (Ephesians 1:15-16). If you are asked to name two attributes that best describe a Christian, what would it be? What … Continue reading Faith and Love: Proofs of New Life
Recently, the 1997 year group of my alma mater, Ghana National College, received the sad news of the passing of one of our classmates. The news devastated us. Death indeed is devastating. Less than a year ago, my family also had to deal with the demise of my father. It was a difficult period for … Continue reading The Reality Of Death.
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 Corinthians 15:19-22 Today, Christians worldwide are gathered to celebrate our hope in Christ -- Easter Sunday. It is the day our hope in Christ was secured. The grave could not hold the Lion of the tribe of Judah, he defeated death and therein is our hope. In Luke 24, there is a story about … Continue reading The King Is Risen
For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge (Romans 10:2). The story is told of a highly skilled and talented craftsman who was invited to partake in an exhibition of wares. A very handsome prize was at stake for the best craft on the day. Enthusiastic, … Continue reading Zeal Is Not Enough
Why are we on earth? What is the essence of human life? Why did God create us? What is the purpose for our lives? These are familiar questions that have engaged the minds of virtually all human beings irrespective of their religious background as long as man has been alive. Regardless of who you are, … Continue reading Created For This Purpose