Last week, in response to our online article “Is Jesus The Only Way?” a reader, a Muslim, remonstrated with us with regards to the person and work of our Lord Jesus. According to him, Jesus was not God; but only a prophet of God. What interested me most in that conversation was his denial of … Continue reading Jesus Christ Was Not Crucified, Says Islam
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, (Ephesians 1:3) The text above is the first of twelve verses – one long, elegant sentence in the Greek – within which Paul the apostle praises God for blessing the Ephesian … Continue reading Praise: Four Lessons From Paul
Over the weekend, in a WhatsApp discussion group I belong to, we welcomed a new member who had just joined the group. During the introductions, one group member, a personal friend, who also happened to be the one who introduced me to Reformed Theology introduced himself thus “I was born into a Christian family so … Continue reading Faith, Emotions and The Word of God.
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Living in a fallen world, you may have heard stories of or may have been a victim of thieves breaking in at unsuspecting hours; taking away what was not theirs. In 1Thes 5:1-11, Paul by way of reminder exhorts the believers at Thessalonica to be on the lookout for the second coming … Continue reading Are You Ready For The Day Of The Lord?
It seems like yesterday when we entered 2017, doesn't it? All too soon we are in August---the eight month-- leaving us with just four months to close 2017 should Christ tarry. As I ponder over this, I'm reminded of three experiences over the weekend which made a strong impression on me as to how fleeting … Continue reading A Heart Of Wisdom
On the 9th of April, 2017, BBC News carried an interesting news article of a survey they commissioned. The headline reads: "Resurrection did not happen, say quarter of Christians". The survey claims that "A quarter of people who describe themselves as Christians in Great Britain do not believe in the resurrection of Jesus."¹ Responding, Reverend … Continue reading The Resurrection: Hoax or Historical?
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?