The Christian And Racism: The Urgent Need For Good Samaritans In A Racially Intolerant world!

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). Racism is defined as the prejudicial perception that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races. It can also be considered as discriminatory or abusive behaviour towards members of another race (Offline English-Urdu Dictionary). The issues of racial superiorityContinue reading “The Christian And Racism: The Urgent Need For Good Samaritans In A Racially Intolerant world!”

Did The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit And The Accompanying Gifts Of The Spirit Cease With The Original Apostles?

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version). Some Christian groups, called cessationists, believe that the baptism of the Holy Spirit, with his gifts and power, ended in the immediate post-Apostolic age, with the death of those whom the original Apostles laid hands on to receive the Holy Spirit andContinue reading “Did The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit And The Accompanying Gifts Of The Spirit Cease With The Original Apostles?”

We Glory In Tribulations Also

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). The Christian has the promise of divine blessings and favour for living a life of obedience to the commandments of God. We are to rejoice in the hope of the glory of God which shall be revealed in us. However, the Christian’sContinue reading “We Glory In Tribulations Also”

Is Speaking In Tongues The Only Initial Evidence Of The Baptism With The Holy Spirit?

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version). Most (if not all) Pentecostal and Charismatic churches are of the opinion that speaking in tongues is the only initial evidence of the baptism with the Holy Spirit. Because of this belief, speaking in tongues is considered synonymous with the baptism ofContinue reading “Is Speaking In Tongues The Only Initial Evidence Of The Baptism With The Holy Spirit?”

How To Receive The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version). The Acts 2:37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Men and brethren, what shall we do?” The Acts 2:38 Then Peter said to them, “Repent, and letContinue reading “How To Receive The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit”

Being Filled With The Holy Spirit Is Not A Once-And-For-All Experience: You Can Be Filled As Many Times As You Need!

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version). The baptism of the Holy Spirit fills the believer in Christ with the presence and power of the Holy Spirit, and releases upon him the gift(s) of the Spirit. The effects of the power and gifts of the Holy Spirit are toContinue reading “Being Filled With The Holy Spirit Is Not A Once-And-For-All Experience: You Can Be Filled As Many Times As You Need!”

The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit Is Both To Complete The Salvation Process And To Imbue With Power For Service

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the American King James Version). Before the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit did not dwell in any believer. Throughout the Old Testament, the Holy Spirit would anoint people and empower them from outside to perform God-given tasks in supernatural ways. However, prior toContinue reading “The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit Is Both To Complete The Salvation Process And To Imbue With Power For Service”

Is It Possible To Lose One’s Salvation After Being Saved?An Examination Of The Doctrine Of The Eternal Security Of The Saved.

(All Bible quotations, unless otherwise stated, are from the English Standard Version) “Once saved, always saved” is the mantra of those who believe in the eternal security of the saved. Proponents of this doctrine believe salvation is an eternal possession that cannot be lost for any reason. They believe one cannot be born again andContinue reading “Is It Possible To Lose One’s Salvation After Being Saved?An Examination Of The Doctrine Of The Eternal Security Of The Saved.”

The Grace Of God For Salvation Is Available For All Men: A Refutal Of The Doctrine Of Selective And Arbitrary Predestination Of Men Unto Salvation

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the American King James Version). The question as to whether salvation is available for all men, or only for some predestined elect, is a cardinal focus of reformed theology. Those who believe in absolute predestination of the soul deny human freedom in salvation. According to proponents ofContinue reading “The Grace Of God For Salvation Is Available For All Men: A Refutal Of The Doctrine Of Selective And Arbitrary Predestination Of Men Unto Salvation”

Judas Betrayed Jesus And Went To Hell; Peter Denied Jesus And Was Forgiven And Restored: Is There Partiality With God?

(Unless otherwise stated, all Bible quotations are from the American King James Version). Not a few people have wondered about the contrasting fates of Judas and Peter, following their betrayal and denial of Jesus Christ respectively. For betraying Jesus to his enemies leading to his capture and death, Judas ended up in hell. For denyingContinue reading “Judas Betrayed Jesus And Went To Hell; Peter Denied Jesus And Was Forgiven And Restored: Is There Partiality With God?”