In the recent past, in the Gambia, there was a big stir among many in Christian circles when a former clergy man announced his conversion to Islam on a national platform. This event doubtless re-ignited the age-old discussion, “does once saved mean forever saved?” – otherwise known in theology as the perseverance of the saints. … Continue reading Fake vs Genuine Conversion
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?
The preaching of God’s grace in election has frequently been associated with antinomianism –the belief that those who are saved by grace through faith are released from the obligation of obeying the moral law. This is not new – there were some who misconstrued Apostle Paul’s teaching of Grace as a license to continue in … Continue reading Chosen, So What?
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. Romans 10:12 Perharps, humans rights are the most discussed and debated topic worldwide. Sinclair Ferguson, in his book Child in the Manager, wrote that "Equality is one of the … Continue reading The Gospel: Beyond Racial Barriers
A new year is here with us. Many may have entered 2017 with so called declarations and prophecies from their church leaders. These declarations are annual rituals. In a repetitive cycle, the year ends and begins again with these same promises. These are just falsehoods. However, sadly, many Christians fall for these falsehoods. There are … Continue reading Journeying Through The New Year
Make me to know your ways, O LORD; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long (vv.4-5). This is the second in a series, Psalm 25: Praying A Psalm. In the previous article, we looked … Continue reading A Prayer For Guidance