Somebody once commented that “while we are here on earth, it’s a daily fight with our sins, but we’re not slaves [to them] anymore.” This is also like saying, “While we are here on earth, it’s a daily fight with our sins; therefore, we’re not slaves of sin anymore.” Is this statement biblically sound? This is…Continue reading Believers Struggling with Sin: Are They Not Genuine Christians?
Apologetics & Discipleship: Do They Go Together?
What is the relationship of apologetics and discipleship? Many believers falsely thought in the past that apologetics had no use in the area of discipleship. They thought discipleship is just sharing the gospel, that’s all. I don’t think so. Even during the time of Jesus and the apostles they were already incorporating apologetics in the…Continue reading Apologetics & Discipleship: Do They Go Together?
The Bible & Homosexuality from an Evangelical Perspective
This practice of same-gender sex has been going on ever since Adam and Eve sinned. It has already become part of every major culture in this world for centuries like Mesopotamia, Assyria, Rome, and others. In 1970, two male students at the University of Minnesota made some news when they were denied a marriage license.…Continue reading The Bible & Homosexuality from an Evangelical Perspective
Apostasy & Suicide: A Believer’s Response
Recent social media news has many believers wondering. A couple of renowned believers abandoned (that is, apostatize) their faith in the Lord Jesus. What just transpired? How is this possible? The answers will often depend on someone’s preconceived theological worldview. A Classic Calvinist would quickly conclude that they are not true believers because, if they…Continue reading Apostasy & Suicide: A Believer’s Response
Born of Water and the Spirit: Does Water Baptism Saved Us?
There are many so-called Christians today who believed that water baptism can also “saved” us. They use at least eighteen pet passages in which one of these mentions about being “born of water” in John 3:5. So what does “born of water” mean in Jesus’ context? Many are saying that this is a clear proof…Continue reading Born of Water and the Spirit: Does Water Baptism Saved Us?