Country First, Or Kingdom Of God First?

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the World English Bible). St. Matthew 6:33 But seek first God’s Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well. Christian nationalism teaches Christians to put their earthly countries first, to seek to defend and project the values of their countriesContinue reading “Country First, Or Kingdom Of God First?”

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? Examining The Scriptures For Precedence In The Celebration Of Extra-Biblical Festivals

(All Bible quotations, expect otherwise stated, are from the New International Version) Much has been written about the pagan origin of Christmas and the need to jettison the celebration of this festival among Christians. This article does not intend to rehash the history of Christmas, which can be accessed from many sites on the internet.Continue reading “Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? Examining The Scriptures For Precedence In The Celebration Of Extra-Biblical Festivals”

Lord, What Will You Have Me To Do?

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). The apostle Paul is, arguably, one of the greatest ministers of the gospel, being the chief of the apostles, and the most distinguished preacher, evangelist and teacher in the history of the church. He lived an amazing life as a believer andContinue reading “Lord, What Will You Have Me To Do?”

Christianity Is Following Jesus Subserviently, Not ‘Using’ Him To Advance Our Personal Agenda!

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the English Standard Version). Matthew 10:37 Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. Matthew 10:38 And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is notContinue reading “Christianity Is Following Jesus Subserviently, Not ‘Using’ Him To Advance Our Personal Agenda!”

What It Means To Abide In Christ

(All Bible quotations, unless otherwise stated, are from the English Standard Version). John 15:1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. John 15:2 Every branch of mine that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. JohnContinue reading “What It Means To Abide In Christ”

We Glory In Tribulations Also

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). The Christian has the promise of divine blessings and favour for living a life of obedience to the commandments of God. We are to rejoice in the hope of the glory of God which shall be revealed in us. However, the Christian’sContinue reading “We Glory In Tribulations Also”

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”