The central theme of God’s Word is His Son, from Genesis to Revelation. You cannot preach the Bible and ignore Him. Every preacher who is worth his salt needs to center his exposition of Scriptures on Christ. Because if you claim to have a ‘revelation’ from the Bible, but you don’t have Christ at the center of your messages, then you have lighted upon another thing, not the revelation of God, and you may well write your own Bible.
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."