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

On Infants, Heaven and Original Sin Part II

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

Are You Living in Deception?

As Christians we need to guard ourselves against deception. We must examine ourselves constantly, to see whether we are living in deception.

Philippians 4:13: What Did Paul Really Mean?

Paul's epistle to the Philippians is one exuding with great joy, praise and adoration. In this epistle, you encounter words like "rejoice in the Lord" (3:1); "Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice" (4:4). What is most fascinating is that Paul wrote these words while in prison. The epistle to the Philippians, … Continue reading Philippians 4:13: What Did Paul Really Mean?

How Not To Preach The Gospel

Recently, I read an online article on a Facebook contact’s wall with a captivating title, “How to Preach the Gospel: The ‘Blessing’ Outreach.” I was exhilarated as I opened to read. But was disappointed.  In the article, the author sought to provide some tips for effective evangelism. In summary, the article suggested that for effective … Continue reading How Not To Preach The Gospel

Misquoting Jesus

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you (Matt. 6:33 ESV) First, a key observation from this verse. Do you realise Jesus never said "all other things" shall be added unto you? If you didn't notice; read the text again. If you are still not … Continue reading Misquoting Jesus

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?