Are Christians No Longer Sinners?

Some Christians actually say that they are no longer sinners, but what does the Bible say?All Have Sinned When my friend and I were witnessing to a man on the street, we asked him if he was a good person and he said, “No, I’m not a good person…I’m great” to which we pointed out the Bible verse that says “None is righteous, no, not one” (Rom 3:10), so I told him that either you are right and you are a good person or the Bible is wrong and there are good people out there. In reality, the Bible … [Read more...]

What Does It Mean To Be Ashamed Of The Gospel?

The Apostle Paul wrote he was not ashamed of the gospel, but what did he mean?Denying Christ Jesus once said something that must have made everyone in the audience shudder. He said, “I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. And a person’s enemies will be those of his own household” (Matt 10:35-36), so “Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more … [Read more...]

Is “By His Stripes We Are Healed” A Promise To Heal Everyone?

Is Isaiah 53:5 a promise of healing for all who claim it?Paul’s Ordeal If anyone was close to God in the first century church, it was the Apostle Paul. Paul even said that the Lord Himself stood by Him (2nd Pet 4:17), but whether that was literally or in his spirit, only he knew this, but Paul trusted in God’s sovereignty and trusted it enough to know that whatever happened to Him, nothing could separate him from God (Rom 8:35), and that everything that was happening to him was going to wor … [Read more...]

How Can A Christian Glorify God At Work?

Is it possible to glorify God, even in the work place?Glorifying God There is one reason God created the heavens and the universe, and of course that includes us, and it was that He would be glorified. The psalmist understood that “The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands” (Psalm 19:1), and more than that, as if the speak, “Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge” (Psalm 19:2). [1]  Although the universe doe … [Read more...]

Can Christians Have A Spell Or Curse Put On Them?

Does the Bible say Christians can be put under a spell or curse?Who is Cursed? I cannot count the times when people have said they were worried about someone putting a spell on them or they have been cursed by someone and are afraid that their family lives under a generational curse. The Bible does say a lot about curses and blessings but not in the way we might think. Because Satan deceived Eve and tempted Adam and Eve to sin, he was cursed from that day forward (Gen 3:14), and so was the … [Read more...]

Where Was Jesus During The Three Days Between His Death And Resurrection?

Jesus was unaccounted for during the 3 days between His death and resurrection, or was He?His Life The gospel is not simply about believing in Jesus and that’s it. It is considerably more than that. The fact that Jesus lived a sinless life was critical to His becoming the propitiation or satisfaction of the wrath of God against sinners as God required a perfect sacrifice, and in Jesus, God received it, and so it was “For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we mig … [Read more...]