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
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
In the previous article, we considered some oppositions to infants who die in their infancy going to heaven, proposed the contrary view, and set out to resolve the bottlenecks from the Biblical standpoint. We begin part II of this series by considering Adam’s sin and its effect on his posterity. Adam’s sin The relevant passage … Continue reading On Infants, Heaven and Original Sin Part II
John 20 Christians worldwide are celebrating the commemoration of the resurrection of Christ today. The resurrection is a fundamental Christian doctrine upon which Christianity stands or falls. Without the resurrection, Christianity has no hope to offer. Paul makes that point clearly in 1 Corinthians 15:11-19. In the gospels; the events leading to the crucifixion, burial … Continue reading Five Facts About The Resurrection
"Born Again": This is one of the most used words in all of Christendom, not just limited to our generation but has been by generations past. Now you do not need to have been in the Christian faith for long to have probably heard this term thrown around. Indeed, it has been used so much … Continue reading The Necessity Of The New Birth
One of the difficult doctrines to wrap one's head around is the doctrine of eternal security monikered as "Once Saved Always Saved". The controversy around this doctrine is the misconception that maintaining good works doesn't matter. One can live as they want; after all they are saved. This misconception showed up in a conversation with … Continue reading Eternal Security: Saved Never To Lose It
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.