Every Christians need to be encouraged continually in living the Christian life. Where are the sources of encouragement for the Christian? This article mentions four.
Is hell real? Hell exists because God is holy.
What should be the attitude of Christians towards the government? This article explains five things the Bible teaches about governments.
Anger is the result of sin but also the common cause of sin. This article explains how.
What is sanctification? Sanctification refers to the setting apart of Christians and making them holy.
What is idolatry? Idolatry is being discontent with who God is and what he has done for you, in that you look elsewhere for satisfaction.
What is holiness? Holiness can be defined in relation to God but also in relation to human beings. This article explains these two sides to holiness.
Salvation is the final triumph of the gospel in bringing believers to eternal safety and joy in the presence of a holy and glorious God.
The world as we know it will come to an end, and judgment is coming. The article explains what this judgment is about.
What is heaven? Heaven is where God is, and where God is there is happiness and unending worship.
What is worship? It is essentially the glorifying of God by responding to his revelation of himself.
This article outlines a Christian perspective on sex. It is one of God's gifts, and should be thought of, especialy by husbands, from a biblical perspective: sex is something that goes far beyond the physical.
Mysticism is dangerous because it undermines the authority and sufficiency of Scripture as well as the biblical teaching on justification.
Watching pornography desecrates human beings, and it mocks the gospel. The article explains how.
"How did you like the sermon?" This is just a wrong question to ask, because sermons are not for liking. Instead, as the article suggests, the question could be: What did you learn from the sermon?
When can you talk about someone in such a way that you avoid gossip? This can happen when you are governed by five desires and guided by five criteria. Let the article unpack these.
This article discusses the First Council of Constantinople, whose purpose was to unite a church that remained divided over the issue of the nature of Christ and his relationship with the Father. The article discusses the Council's setting, purpose, major characters, and the nature and results of the conflict.
This article discusses the Council of Ephesus, whose purpose was address the teaching of Nestorius that came to be known as Nestorianism, a teaching that stressed the independence of the divine and human natures of Christ. The article considers the Council's setting, purpose, major characters, and the nature and results of the conflict.
Pride seeks to make people conform to you because you think you are better than them. This article expands on this.
This article discusses the Council of Chalcedon whose purpose was to rectify the tension created by the Council of Ephesus on the nature of Christ. The article discusses the Council's setting, purpose, and major characters, as well as the nature and results of the conflict.
This article discusses the Third Council of Constantinople, whose purpose was to settle the difference between the Western and Eastern church on their understanding of the nature of Christ's will and power (the technical terms being monoenergism and monothelitism, respectively). The article discusses the Council's setting, purpose, and major characters, as well as the nature and results of the conflict.
Do you think the second service on Sunday is necessary? This article discusses seven reasons for loving the evening service.
Liberalism questions the nature of the Bible and denies its inerrancy, infallibility, and authority. Liberalism denies that the Bible is the Word of God and insists instead that it contains the Word of God. This is a false teaching. This article looks at one of the promoters of this teaching, Emerson Fosdick.
Are the words recorded in 1 Corinthians 7:10-12 Paul's words or God's word? This article weighs in.
The prosperity gospel teaches that God has promised his people financial and other forms of prosperity in this life, if only God’s people will take the necessary steps to claim this prosperity. This teaching is false, and the article looks at one of the false teachers advancing this teaching: Creflo Dollar.
Do Christians have a case against abortion? This article draws from science, logic, history, and human rights to make the case against abortion.
Christians are warned against false teachers. Is there anything we can learn from false teachers? This article offers seven lessons.