Judas Betrayed Jesus And Went To Hell; Peter Denied Jesus And Was Forgiven And Restored: Is There Partiality With God?

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). Not a few people have wondered about the contrasting fates of Judas and Peter, following their betrayal and denial of Jesus Christ respectively. For betraying Jesus to his enemies leading to his capture and death, Judas ended up in hell. For denyingContinue reading “Judas Betrayed Jesus And Went To Hell; Peter Denied Jesus And Was Forgiven And Restored: Is There Partiality With God?”

Did Jesus Christ Die On A Friday?

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the American King James Version). Christians the world over commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, the day he was believed to have been crucified (according to church tradition), just as it’s universally accepted he resurrected on Easter Sunday. Following church tradition then, Christ couldn’tContinue reading “Did Jesus Christ Die On A Friday?”

The First Coming Of Christ Was To Save Men From Sin, Not To Set Up The Kingdom Of God On Earth!

(Except otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). The Jews greatly misunderstood the first advent of Christ, believing his coming was to liberate them from the oppression of Rome and to set up the kingdom of God on earth. Thus, when Christ steered clear of the politics of the nationContinue reading “The First Coming Of Christ Was To Save Men From Sin, Not To Set Up The Kingdom Of God On Earth!”

Walking By Faith, Walking In The Spirit And Living In The Spirit— What They Mean In Practical Terms

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). 2 Corinthians 5:7 (For we walk by faith, not by sight:) Galatians 5:16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. Galatians 5:25 If we live in the Spirit, let us alsoContinue reading “Walking By Faith, Walking In The Spirit And Living In The Spirit— What They Mean In Practical Terms”

The Fallacy Of The Unconditional Love Of God

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the King James Version). St. John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments. St. John 14:21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him,Continue reading “The Fallacy Of The Unconditional Love Of God”

Has The Church Replaced Israel In God’s Eternal Plan?

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version). In the Old Testament, God made an everlasting covenant with Abraham and his descendants, to be their God and for them to be his special people. This covenant was passed down from Abraham through Isaac unto Jacob (Israel) and his sons, whoContinue reading “Has The Church Replaced Israel In God’s Eternal Plan?”

At What Point Do Believers In Christ Get Filled With The Spirit Of Christ To Become Christians?

(Except otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). The New Testament teaches that only those who have the Spirit of Christ dwelling in them belong to Christ. The corollary is stated unequivocally by Paul—if any man does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his! Such aContinue reading “At What Point Do Believers In Christ Get Filled With The Spirit Of Christ To Become Christians?”

The Baptism Of Repentance For The Remission Of Sins

(Except otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). The place and relevance of water baptism for salvation in the New Testament is hotly contested. Some see baptism as a sacrament that literally regenerates, and can be used on its own to wash away sins, the same way a bath washesContinue reading “The Baptism Of Repentance For The Remission Of Sins”

Abraham Was Not Justified By Faith Alone, And Neither Are We!

(Except otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). Abraham is often said to be justified (made right with God) by faith alone, just by believing God. By this, it is meant that Abraham just believed God, without doing anything further, and that was counted to him for righteousness. Following thisContinue reading “Abraham Was Not Justified By Faith Alone, And Neither Are We!”