'Christ' Tagged Posts

'Christ' Tagged Posts

A Profile of a Proud Person

“God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble” (James 4:6; 1 Pet. 5:5). Pride is an ugly and consuming sin that God hates (Prov. 6:16-17; 16:5). Pride comes from the heart (Mark 7:21-23) and leads to contention (Prov. 13:10; 28:25) and callousness (Dan. 5:20). The final outcome of this sin is disgrace (Prov. 11:2), debasement (Prov. 29:23) and finally…

The People of God and Unity

  Before He went to the cross, Jesus prayed for His people. Among the numerous things He prayed for, one of them was unity. He asked,   “that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they…

The Search for Satisfaction

It is a natural desire for people to seek and search for satisfaction. A baby cries for milk because he or she wants to be satisfied. What do people pursue in order to be satisfied? Here are just a few things that many strive to obtain so as to be satisfied – money, sex, health, beauty, fitness, friends, promotion and security. Of course this list could go on and…

Christ Exalting Communication

Communication is a gift from God. He spoke the universe into existence (Gen. 1:1-31); He speaks to us through His Son (Heb. 1:2), and the Scriptures are often referred to as Word of God (eg. 1 Thess. 2:13). God communicates. Communication occurs when there is an imparting or sharing of information. Communication can come in many forms like speaking, writing a letter,…

Implications of the Deity of Christ

When it comes to the identity of Jesus there have been much debate and controversy throughout history. Even at the time of His earthly ministry there were many views and suggestions concerning who He was (Matt. 16:14). Debates have raged throughout the centuries and even today people continue to hold to various understandings and views. Who is Jesus Christ? The Scriptures…

Religion does not Save

Man-made religion is powerless to save sinners. It cannot provide forgiveness of sin, peace with God and eternal life. Yet so many people are enslaved to external religion. This is very sad! External religion strives to achieve spirituality by means of human effort. Whether it is church attendance, good works, spiritual disciplines – these are all works performed by…

Christ Exalting Communication

Communication is a gift from God. He spoke the universe into existence (Gen. 1:1-31); He speaks to us through His Son (Heb. 1:2), and the Scriptures are often referred to as Word of God (eg. 1 Thess. 2:13). God communicates. Communication occurs when there is an imparting or sharing of information. Communication can come in many forms like speaking, writing a letter,…

The Five Solas

On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses (written in Latin) to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. This historical event was not the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, but was a means that started discussions and debates about the abuses of the Roman Catholic Church’s indulgences. After a series of events, Luther’s discussion…