Learning to thrive in the new life Jesus offers us – 2 Corinthians 5:16-17

Salvation

Is all sin equal in the eyes of God?

October 22nd, 2015

Have you heard people say that all sins (wrong doings) are the same before God? I have wondered about this belief. What does the Bible say about this? Continue reading»

What must a woman do to be saved? (1 Tim. 2:15)

June 23rd, 2013

For some (hierarchical complementarian) Christians being a faithful follower of Jesus is not enough for a woman to be saved. Continue reading»

Glory, Joy and Suffering – 1 Peter 1:4-9

May 14th, 2011

“. . . for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honour when Jesus Christ is revealed.”
1 Peter 1:6-7

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Peter’s Greeting – 1 Peter 1:1-3

May 11th, 2011

In these few verses Peter reveals that each member of the Trinity has a role in salvation: the Father’s role is choosing, the Holy Spirit’s role is sanctifying, and the Son’s role was to be the redemptive sacrifice. But we have a role too. Continue reading»

Being Filled with the Spirit

February 5th, 2011

This is my theological understanding (supported by numerous Bible verses), as well as my personal experience, of being filled with the Holy Spirit. Continue reading»

Righteousness and Justification – Philippians 3:9

May 1st, 2010

What does it mean to be righteous?
What does it mean to be justified?
What does it mean to be reconciled with God? Continue reading»

Instant Christianity?

March 26th, 2010

When we entrust our lives to Jesus, our eternal life begins. Our salvation is a done deal, or so it would seem. Is it really a case of instant christianity? Continue reading»

Saving Faith in Action: James 2:14-26

March 22nd, 2010

This essay takes a close look at James 2:14-26 and explores the link between genuine Christian faith and compassionate, ethical deeds. Continue reading»

All-Encompassing, Genuine Faith

March 22nd, 2010

Genuine faith in Jesus motivates our entire being. It moves our emotions, engages our mind, involves making decisions, and inspires our actions. Continue reading»

Becoming a Christian

September 17th, 2009

Becoming a Christian isn’t about following a set of rules or guidelines, or living by a set of values. Becoming a Christian means knowing Jesus as Saviour and Lord, and thus having a relationship and connection with God. Continue reading»

What happens when you become a Christian?

September 17th, 2009

When you decide to become a Christian, some amazing things happen. Find out what happens. Continue reading»

Faith, Belief, Trust, and Salvation – John 2:24-25

August 1st, 2009

There is no doubt that we are saved simply by placing our faith and belief in Jesus.
But what does faith and believing really mean? The use of the word “entrust” in John 2:24 gives us a clue. Continue reading»

Food that Endures to Eternal Life – John 6:22-29

August 1st, 2009

Just as the barley loaves had completely satisfied the hunger of the crowd of 5000, Jesus promised to completely satisfy their spiritual hunger and need. Continue reading»

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