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.
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
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
Our fathers refused to obey him[Moses], but thrust him aside , and in their hearts they turned to Egypt (Acts 7:39) The heart in the natural or biological sense is the organ that powers life in a human being. When the heart stops; life stops. When Scripture uses the word heart, it is analogus to … Continue reading The Heart: The Seat of Sin
And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:60). The above text captures the very last words of Stephen as he was martyred for his faith. He was one of the leaders appointed over the affairs of the church in Acts 6 … Continue reading Gracious in Suffering
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