On Infants, Heaven and Original Sin Part III

In the final part of this article series, we consider the teaching on what is termed as the age of responsibility and its application to our subject of discussion. The age of accountability It is not as if children don’t sin. Much as we would love to deny it, we see quite early in the … Continue reading On Infants, Heaven and Original Sin Part III

A COVENANT WITH THE EYE

In a place where I used to work few years back, there was a seller of DVDs who came by weekly to sell his wares to some of my colleagues. On one occasion, he brought along some “blue films”. I was with a senior colleague in our staff common room. He asked if I would … Continue reading A COVENANT WITH THE EYE

A God-Glorifying Life

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

The Mystery of The Resurrection

This is the second  in series on the resurrection. You can read the first in the series here. Now, when Paul uses the word mystery, he is not referring to some unexplainable fact or a Harry Potter kind of mystery. For him mystery is something that was hidden before but is now made clear. For … Continue reading The Mystery of The Resurrection

3 Marks Of A Christian: A Study On Colossians 3:1-17

There are many groupings and associations in the world today. These groups all have particular marks or characteristics that define them as distinct from others. It could be a country or a social club or even a religion. This equally is true for the Christian faith. When someone professes Christianity, how can we determine he … Continue reading 3 Marks Of A Christian: A Study On Colossians 3:1-17

Christianity or Superstition?

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?

The Water Of Life

A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.(John 4:7). It was a normal day. "A woman from Samaria came to draw water"  But this turned out not to be a normal day after all because her life was transformed forever. Water is life they say. But it is … Continue reading The Water Of Life