It is crucial for us to come to an understanding that God’s blessings cannot be purchased. Everything we receive from God is a result of his grace and mercies. Whatever spiritual gifts we have has been freely given to us by God. Any minister that ties the blessings of God to money must be avoided. He is a false teacher teaching unsound words.
Jesus Christ as the perfecter or finisher of our faith means that, as Paul said in Phil 1:6, "he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion". Here is a certainty and assurance for the believer. What God started in Christ, he will finish.
Christian, your sins are not good enough reason for dejection and misery—Christ has borne them on the cross of Calvary, and His blood continuously cleanses us from all unrighteousness. Confess your sins to God and move forward in the assurance of His forgiveness.
A brother recently recounted an experience he had when he visited his former church in one African country. Having been a part of a healthy gospel-centered church in Dubai, he had come to understand the doctrine of God’s sovereignty – how God controls everything in the whole world for his own glory. As he attempted … Continue reading Is God Sovereign in Africa?
For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision: Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake (Titus 1:10-11). AD. 62-64: the Church in Crete is threathened by false teachers, "teaching things which they ought not for filthy … Continue reading The Mouths of False Teachers Must Be Stopped
“So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom."
Matthew 6:25-34 All too soon, 2018 has come and gone and we have entered a new year. I trust the past year had its own successes. Undoubtedly, I am sure the year also included its own failures. That said, a new year is here with us and in Paul’s words, let us enter the New … Continue reading A Cure For Worry
New Year's Eve; growing up, this was the one day when Church meetings were full to overflowing. The services started at about 9pm, and were intended to last till just after midnight when we had been ushered into the New Year. Occasional church-goers would make it a point to not miss this one ceremony. It … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Vigil Services: Auspicious Moments or Gospel Merchandise?
As a Christmas present to you, here are five interesting facts about Christmas that may come in handy in your various conversations around Christmas.
2,000 years ago our planet was invaded
by a Being of inconceivable power.