What is our purpose? As humans, what were we created for? What is our calling? These are questions we normally pose to ourselves. As image bearers of God, it is not only crucial that we ask these questions but that we seek to answer to it. Why did God make me and to what end? … Continue reading A God-Glorifying Life
Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus , called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God (Romans 1:1) Paul introduces himself as a servant of Christ. He goes on further to say why he is a servant of Christ; he was set apart to proclaim the gospel of God. And as a … Continue reading The Gospel: God’s Message To Humankind.
If there is any text in the Bible that startles so many professing Christians in evangelicalism today, it is Matthew 7:21-23. Before we proceed, it is important to note the context of the text. First, Matthew 7 is the conclusion of the glorious sermon on the mount. Matthew 7 begins with Christ talking about judging … Continue reading “Lord, Lord…”
The ministry I lead, Sovereign Grace Fellowship has a gospel tract “What Is The Gospel?” with content adapted from Saint Andrews Chapel. We use it for evangelism. It explains in simple, yet profound terms, what the gospel is. If anyone professes to be a Christian, you would expect them to be able to articulate what the … Continue reading Is What You Believed The Gospel?
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
It has become common phenomenon recently. Pictures of preachers or handkerchiefs from them or better still ‘holy water’ or anointing oil they have "blessed" are sold at exorbitant prices to congregants with the assertion that purchasing such items constitutes an act of faith. The believers in these "anointed" items consequently keep them close to their … Continue reading Christianity or Superstition?
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
Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved.” Romans 10:1 If there was ever a man who had reason to be bitter against his kinsmen, it was Paul. Without a doubt, his very kinsmen constituted the biggest opponents to his evangelistic ministry. Many times in the book … Continue reading Witnessing To Loved Ones