Trusting After Forgiveness: The Biblical View

A lot of people are confused about how to trust again after forgiveness of wrongs done to them. Some people teach that once you forgive someone, you have to act towards them as if the hurt or betrayal didn’t happen, and restore the relationship to the level it was before they offended you. Such peopleContinue reading “Trusting After Forgiveness: The Biblical View”

Forgive Unreservedly, Trust Cautiously And Don’t Forget The Lessons Learnt: The Biblical Guide To Dealing With Hurts, Betrayals And Disappointments

1Peter 4:8 And most of all be warm in your love for one another; because in love there is forgiveness for sins without number (BBE). Relating with other people exposes us daily to the risk of being hurt, simply because all humans are imperfect and all are capable of both good and evil. This isContinue reading “Forgive Unreservedly, Trust Cautiously And Don’t Forget The Lessons Learnt: The Biblical Guide To Dealing With Hurts, Betrayals And Disappointments”

Partaking In The Religious Feasts And Celebrations Of Other Faiths: The Biblical View

In our multicultural societies with multiplicity of religions, Christians are confronted daily with other religions and their practitioners. Scripture teaches us to love and tolerate people of other faiths. However, Christianity’s belief in religious exclusivism means that other religious faiths must be wrong in their beliefs for Christianity to be right. The Bible teaches thatContinue reading “Partaking In The Religious Feasts And Celebrations Of Other Faiths: The Biblical View”

Is Premarital Pregnancy Testing By The Church For Intending Couples Scriptural?

A lot of churches today conduct premarital pregnancy tests on ladies who are about to get married, with a view to ascertaining the conceptional status of the woman. The aim is to refuse to wed a woman who is pregnant. Is it biblical for the church to conduct prenuptial pregnancy tests on women? Is itContinue reading “Is Premarital Pregnancy Testing By The Church For Intending Couples Scriptural?”

Praying For Those In Authority Does Not Preclude Civil Disobedience Or Speaking Truth To Power!

We are admonished in Scripture to honour and respect those in authority and to pray for them, because they are ordained of God and are God’s servants. However, there are circumstances under which Christians are to lawfully disobey those in power and disregard decrees and laws of governing authorities. There is also a time toContinue reading “Praying For Those In Authority Does Not Preclude Civil Disobedience Or Speaking Truth To Power!”

Submission In The Workplace: The Key To Peace And Prosperity At Work

Submission of Christian workers to their bosses, and of Christian masters to Christ, is key to peace and prosperity in the workplace. With subordination to our various heads and recognition of the authority of those placed above us, even menial work becomes joyful service. On their own part, Christian bosses have a biblical responsibility toContinue reading “Submission In The Workplace: The Key To Peace And Prosperity At Work”

Don’t Neglect Your Parents For Any Reason: Parental Dishonour Attracts Curses!

Proverbs 30:11 There is a generation that curses their father, and does not bless their mother (AKJV) Some men of God encourage their followers to dishonour their parents, through teachings that de-emphasise the honour and reverence due to parents, as well as the responsibilities children have towards their parents. Also, some ministers make some peopleContinue reading “Don’t Neglect Your Parents For Any Reason: Parental Dishonour Attracts Curses!”

Submission In Christian Homes: The Key To Peace And Prosperity In The Family

The family was the first institution God designed for the purpose of fulfilling his vision and mission for mankind. It is the basic unit of the church and society, as well as the primordial training ground for God’s children. The success of the church and society at large depends on the success of the family.Continue reading “Submission In Christian Homes: The Key To Peace And Prosperity In The Family”

Don’t Be Duped By The Scam Of Curse-breaking And Family Liberation: The Blood Of Jesus Alone Delivers From All Curses!

Prophetic churches abound in Africa, with prophets and prophetesses dotting every nook and cranny of the continent’s spiritual landscape. One of the prominent features of the prophets we see in Africa is their mimicry of Old Testament prophets in the usage of diverse substances as instruments of deliverance and curse-breaking. We see such prophets makingContinue reading “Don’t Be Duped By The Scam Of Curse-breaking And Family Liberation: The Blood Of Jesus Alone Delivers From All Curses!”

How Believers Are To Give Financially To Support God’s Work In The New Testament

Giving to support God’s work and God’s people is encouraged throughout Scripture, as it helps to meet needs in God’s house, as well as foster God’s work on earth. God is well pleased with such sacrifices and has promised to bless such gracious givers abundantly. In the Old Testament, giving was achieved mostly through mandatoryContinue reading “How Believers Are To Give Financially To Support God’s Work In The New Testament”