This article considers the origin of the name "Christian," as well as its varied significance for those who are Christians.
In Chapter 2 Barrs first considers how the past century witnessed a loss of biblical content to people’s views of God, truth, and moral convictions. Two views are considered: a Christian (traditional) view (morality and law are fixed and eternal) and a postmodern view (morality and law are constantly open to change). Questions for personal reflection and group discussion are at the end of the chapter.
What is a Christian? There are six common wrong ways to answer this question. There are four biblical answers to this question. This article reveals them.
A Christian is one who has come to face his personal sin. He knows the divine remedy to it. He lives the reality of repentance and faith in his life. Let the article explain.
This article advises on how one becomes a Christian.
The idea of a carnal Christian is foreign to scripture. This idea misrepresents the teaching of scripture. It denies the new covenant by speaking of two groups of Christians, fails to distinguish true saving faith, does not give assurance, and undermines the Lordship of Christ. A carnal Christian does not exist.
Looking at the epistle of John, this article identifies four indicators that provide assurance that one is a Christian: accepting God's remedy against sin, devotion to God and His glory, pursuing holiness, and being part of God's people, the church. These four things are signs that one is a Christian.