The Grace Of God Is Not A License To Sin!

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version). Some have interpreted God’s grace in Christ Jesus to mean a license to continue in sin. Such people view God’s grace as a permission to live unholy and ungodly lives, since unlimited grace is available to forgive all sins as long asContinue reading “The Grace Of God Is Not A License To Sin!”

God No Longer Dwells In Cathedrals, However Magnificent They May Be: Christians Are Now His Dwelling Place!

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version) John 4:21 Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe Me, the hour is coming when you will neither on this mountain, nor in Jerusalem, worship the Father. John 4:23 But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worshipContinue reading “God No Longer Dwells In Cathedrals, However Magnificent They May Be: Christians Are Now His Dwelling Place!”

Faith Is Not A Denial Of Reality, But Reliance On God’s Omnipotence To Upend Negative Reality.

Oftentimes, we see Christians living in denial as they struggle to display “faith” in God in the midst of adversity and calamity. These believers have been taught to deny reality and confess “positively” always, as a demonstration of faith in God. The mere acknowledgement of their situation is deemed a lack of faith. Thus, whenContinue reading “Faith Is Not A Denial Of Reality, But Reliance On God’s Omnipotence To Upend Negative Reality.”

You Don’t Need To “Tap Into” Or Be Envious Of Another Man’s Grace: Every Believer Has Got His Own Grace!

(All Bible quotations, unless otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). We frequently hear of believers struggling to “tap” from the grace of successful ministers or other believers. In many Christian circles, people are encouraged to sow “financial seeds” into the lives and ministries of men of God, in order to “key into” orContinue reading “You Don’t Need To “Tap Into” Or Be Envious Of Another Man’s Grace: Every Believer Has Got His Own Grace!”

Grace Alone Is Not Sufficient For Success: You Can Have Grace And Still Be A Failure!

(All Bible quotations, unless otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). Oftentimes, we hear people describe those who’ve excelled in ministry (or in life generally) as highly graced and gifted people. The conclusion usually is that, a man or a woman succeeds in whatever endeavour they’re into because they’re highly favoured by God, withContinue reading “Grace Alone Is Not Sufficient For Success: You Can Have Grace And Still Be A Failure!”

The Essence Of Christmas: Joy, Peace And Goodwill To All Men!

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version). Mainstream Christianity has adopted the 25th of December every year to commemorate the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Although no one knows for sure when the Saviour was born, the fact that the Son of God was immaculately conceivedContinue reading “The Essence Of Christmas: Joy, Peace And Goodwill To All Men!”

Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? Examining The Scriptures For Precedence In The Celebration Of Extra-Biblical Festivals

(All Bible quotations, expect otherwise stated, are from the New International Version) Much has been written about the pagan origin of Christmas and the need to jettison the celebration of this festival among Christians. This article does not intend to rehash the history of Christmas, which can be accessed from many sites on the internet.Continue reading “Should Christians Celebrate Christmas? Examining The Scriptures For Precedence In The Celebration Of Extra-Biblical Festivals”

Following The Footsteps Of Jesus In Being A Friend Of Sinners And Tax Collectors

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). Ecclesiastes 7:16 Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise — why destroy yourself? As Christians, our zeal for God and for righteousness should make us hate sin and contend for righteousness wherever we find ourselves. However, sometimes we fail to separate the sinnerContinue reading “Following The Footsteps Of Jesus In Being A Friend Of Sinners And Tax Collectors”

The Christian And Xenophobia: Biblical Injunctions Concerning The Treatment Of Foreigners Amongst Us

Xenophobia is defined by the Offline English-Urdu Dictionary as the morbid fear and hatred of foreigners. The fear and maltreatment of foreigners is rising proportionately with the rise of nationalistic movements the world over. As more and more anti-immigration elements within nations attack the foreigners in their midst and agitate for the closure of theirContinue reading “The Christian And Xenophobia: Biblical Injunctions Concerning The Treatment Of Foreigners Amongst Us”

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!”