Distractions in life will not leave you, rather, you will have to make a conscious effort to leave it. They could be friends, some TV program, some social life, the media as he uses them to discussing something that will keep you following – knowing that you won’t have that time back, or he keepsContinue reading “Distraction won’t leave you, you have to leave it”
Whether you a musician, Medical Doctor, Journalist, Movie actor, Traditional herbalist, university lecturer, Occultist, Police officer, etc, and you think that you are called into the ministry to preach and teach God’s word, get yourself a proper preparation in the word before you start teaching others. Your ability to read the bible or your academicContinue reading “RESIST APPROBATION LUST”
Biblical narratives are stories of historical events recorded for our learning. It may involve how God dealt with his people, how people dealt with one another, things that bible characters said, events that occurred and many other things. Narratives are not promises to be claimed. They are not patterns to be followed or Indication ofContinue reading “NARRATIVES ARE NOT PROMISES”
The previous two posts on the spiritual gift of faith have shown us that “Faith” as used in scripture could refer to a different idea expressed with the same word. Like save, death, baptize, world,etc, the word, “faith” also may express different ideas in different contexts. In 1 Cor.12:9, faith is a spiritual gift. ItContinue reading “THE SPIRITUAL GIFT OF FAITH – PART 3 – SUMMARY:”
Let’s connect the pieces together: Yesterday’s post clarified that this gift of faith( 1 Cor.12:9; 13:2) was not given to save an unbeliever from the penalty of sin (lake of fire), rather it was a given to people who were already saved in the early church, especially the apostles in oder to “enable” them performContinue reading “THE SPIRITUAL GIFT OF FAITH – PART 2.”
It is one thing to identify a spiritual gift in a passage of the New Testament, it is another thing to understand the function of that gift. The mere mentioning of a gift in a passage among a list of gifts does not give understanding of what exactly that gift is for or how itContinue reading “GIFT OF FAITH – PART 1”
DO NOT CONFUSE YOURSELF WITH THE ISSUE OF ETERNAL SECURITY – SETTING THE BIBLICAL RECORD STRAIGHT.10 POINTS WILL HELP.
Eternal security does not depend on the person being secured in anyway. It depends 100%(not 99.9%) on the one doing the securing/protection. The one securing is God and His beloved son (John 10:28) Eternal security does not guarantee that the secured person will behave right in the name of perseverance or bear fruit of salvation.Continue reading “DO NOT CONFUSE YOURSELF WITH THE ISSUE OF ETERNAL SECURITY – SETTING THE BIBLICAL RECORD STRAIGHT.10 POINTS WILL HELP.”
If you were to die today, whether in the office, home, in the traffic, hospital, or in the street, would you go to heaven? If your your answer is yes, then it means that you have assurance of your salvation. This means that your assurance is a self-conscious assurance gleaned from your faith in theContinue reading “HOW SURE ARE YOU OF YOUR SALVATION?”
While spirituality is marked by certain works, works do not determine spirituality. Spirituality is simply an “influence”. It is an influence that is completely initiated by God. When God influences the one he has already saved (born again/child of God), that person Becomes spiritual. No unbeliever can or has ever become a spiritual person. NoContinue reading “SPIRITUALITY – ITS INFLUENCE AND RESULTS”
You may have been raised by a very good parents who instilled certain values in you. Their discipline, authority and love may have had great impact in your life. You may not have been exposed to too much evil in your community. And maybe even if you did, your training in the house gave youContinue reading “GRACE IS FOR THE IMPERFECT,NOT THE PERFECT”
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Hi, I am Cyprian, a Bible Teacher, Pastor and Author. I became a Bible Student about ten years ago. Searching the scriptures is my passion. This blog is for my love for the Lord Jesus Christ and His Word and also for those believers who want to know God’s word systematically.
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