Comparing Our Modern-Day Speaking In Tongues With Those of Biblical Times

The gift of speaking in an unknown language or tongue was the initial manifestation of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost. It caused so much amazement among those who witnessed it, resulting in Peter’s inspired sermon that led to the conversion of thousands. It was a sign that opened theContinue reading “Comparing Our Modern-Day Speaking In Tongues With Those of Biblical Times”

Understanding Prophecy (Part2)

In the first part of this study, we took an in-depth look at Scripture to examine the calling of prophets, how God speaks to them and uses them, the operation of the prophetic gift, as well as the different categories of prophecies recorded in the Bible. To conclude this study, we will now look atContinue reading “Understanding Prophecy (Part2)”

Understanding Prophecy (Part1)

Prophecy is one of the means by which God speaks to mankind. It is the unveiling of the divine mind to humanity in direct and specific ways. The prophetic spirit is the Spirit of God coming upon anointed men and women for the purpose of making known the mind of God, and helping God’s peopleContinue reading “Understanding Prophecy (Part1)”

How Were Marriages Conducted In The Bible? What Roles Did The Clergy Play In The Conduct Of Marriages In The Scripture?

Some Christian denominations (especially in Africa) recognise only those marriages contracted in the church and officiated by the clergy as ordained of God. All other forms of marriages contracted outside the church are viewed with suspicion and are considered incomplete, until church wedding is conducted. Thus, people who marry according to accepted traditional rites orContinue reading “How Were Marriages Conducted In The Bible? What Roles Did The Clergy Play In The Conduct Of Marriages In The Scripture?”

Is The Wearing Of Jewelries A Sin?

There are some Christian churches that believe and teach that the wearing of any form of jewelry is a sin. These ultraconservative groups of believers adopt the position that any artificial thing used to beautify or adorn the body is unnatural and sinful. They thus judge other believers who are more liberal and permissive onContinue reading “Is The Wearing Of Jewelries A Sin?”

An Exposition Of The Lord’s Supper From The Apostolic Point Of View

1 Corinthians 11:17 Now in this that I declare to you I praise you not, that you come together not for the better, but for the worse. 1 Corinthians 11:18 For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it. 1Continue reading “An Exposition Of The Lord’s Supper From The Apostolic Point Of View”

An Exposition Of Water Baptism From The Apostolic Point Of View

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All power is given to me in heaven and in earth. Matthew 28:19 Go you therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Matthew 28:20 Teaching them to observe all thingsContinue reading “An Exposition Of Water Baptism From The Apostolic Point Of View”

Blasphemous Names and Titles for Men of God

Revelation 17:3 so he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit on a scarlet colored beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. God has designated names and titles by which his servants may be lawfully addressed. The titles of men of GodContinue reading “Blasphemous Names and Titles for Men of God”

The Difference Between The Old and The New Testament Priesthoods

A priest is someone appointed of God to act as a go-between, a mediator between God and men. He acts as an intermediary between God and men, interceding for the forgiveness of the sins of the people, as well as beseeching God for merciful intervention in the affairs of men. He offers the appropriate sacrificesContinue reading “The Difference Between The Old and The New Testament Priesthoods”