In recent years, the concept of Hell has come under fire. Hell is seen as an antiquated tactic used by preachers of yesteryear to frighten people into making professions of faith. Passages on Hell are being reinterpreted to make them less offensive. But Scripture teaches that Hell couldn’t be more real and gives great detail about the horrors of this habitat of certain torment.
Many well-intentioned believers are often left wondering, “how can I know if I’m saved?” Although assurance of salvation is available to every believer, it is not promised. It is a complex issue and it is often absent in the Christian’s life.
The resurrection is the centerpiece of the gospel. Without it, Christ’s death would be rendered ineffective. But, was the resurrection of Christ really “according to the Scriptures” as the Apostle Paul claimed? The New Testament authors were not creative innovators of theology but faithful followers of the prophets and the God of the prophets.
Our commitment to Sola Scriptura leads to a commitment to hermeneutics—how we study the Bible. We do not want to be people who merely confess Sola Scriptura but those who live it with conviction.
God does not want us to be agnostics on the eternal destiny of babies. Shouldn’t we expect that He would give us an answer to something that affects so many? I believe that God is clear in Scripture that He welcomes into heaven each baby who dies, born or unborn.
When you fully comprehend the magnitude and impact of God’s love for you, it shapes everything about your relationship to Him and your relationship to the world around you. That knowledge then becomes the very foundation for all subsequent spiritual growth and the motivating factor in the way you live.
For years, people have predicted that machines will make human workers obsolete. Hebrews teaches about occupational obsolescence and the priestly order.
It is concerning that some churches don’t take eschatology seriously. Not only should we be interested in prophetic events to come, we are also looking for our Savior, with whom we will spend eternity.
This Christmas season, let’s take the time to stop and reflect on the wondrous nature of our Savior, our Great High Priest, who understands our human condition. Jesus came to earth fully human so that everything that could be said about man can be said about him, apart from sin. Now, believers have the privilege […]
Was Jesus the true Messiah or was Jesus a failed Messiah? In other words, did his death confirm his failure? Or, to the contrary, did his death confirm his triumph? This question is relevant to every person alive today. If we confess Jesus as the true Messiah, then we will serve Him as our […]