Many people have a vast amount of knowledge and a great deal of understanding, but they don’t have the wisdom which leads to salvation, because they refuse to open their hearts to Jesus Christ, the Saviour. Many people learn a lot about a wide range of subjects, but they don’t learn what life is all […]Read More The Most Important Question
Many people, who never attend Church, claim to live by the teaching of the Sermon on the Mount. They don’t make time for worshipping God, but they tell us that the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) is their favourite Bible passage. This is because the Beatitudes contains the ideals by which they live their lives. Are we […]Read More Let us worship the Saviour and live for Him.
In the death of Jesus Christ, we see both the holiness and the love of God. God hates sin. God loves sinners. Both are true – not one without the other but both together. Why did Christ die? – so that sin might be punished, so that sinners might be saved. God hates sin. The […]Read More Why Did Christ Die?
“Your eyes are too pure to look on evil” (Habakkuk 1:13). The contrast between our sinfulness and God’s holiness is an absolute contrast – never the two shall meet. Can we raise ourselves up from our sinfulness to God’s holiness? – No! We cannot. We need to be raised up from above, by the Lord. […]Read More You Raise Me Up …
“Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke of the grace that was to come to you, searched intently and with the greatest care, 11 trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow. […]Read More Prophets, speaking for God …
Using the phrase, “justification by faith” can be misleading. It tends to suggest that it’s our faith that saves us. It gives the impression that our faith is more important than it really is. It could lead us to think more highly of ourselves than we should. We should really speak about “justification by grace […]Read More ‘Justification By Faith’ Or ‘Justification By Grace Through Faith’?
Scripture speaks of both salvation and judgment. The Israelites were given “the land … as an inheritance.” The Amalekites were to be “blotted out” (Deuteronomy 25:19). Lazarus received salvation – “carried … to Abraham’s side.” The rich man received judgment “in hell” (Luke 16:22-23). We must seek to honour Jesus Christ our Lord (Psalm 45:11). […]Read More Salvation And Judgment