Trinity and Oneness and the Incarnation (20)

Trinity and Oneness and the Incarnation   Introduction Lord Jesus Christ, glory be to Him, told His disciples, “and you shall be witnesses to Me.” (Acts 1: 8) This witness is based on two main pillars: first, bearing witness to the true doctrine, and second, bearing witness through Christian behavior. It is not possible to […]

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How to pray- The prayer response secret (2) (15)

How to pray- The prayer response secret (2) (15)   Introduction Why do some people’s prayers answered, while others don’t!! as if they don’t pray or pray to another God who doesn’t respond?! There is a secret in response to prayer: First: Expectation. Second: Patience. Third: Perseverance. Perseverance is the practical translation of a true […]

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Hell

Hell We have often heard statements such as “War is hell” or “I went through hell.” These expressions are, of course, not taken literally. Rather, they reflect our tendency to use the word hell as a descriptive term for the most ghastly human experience possible. Yet no human experience in this world is actually comparable […]

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Perseverance of the Saints

Perseverance of the Saints Most of us know people who have made a profession of faith in Christ and who have perhaps even made a strong display of faith, involving themselves deeply in the life and ministry of the church, only to later repudiate that faith and become spiritual dropouts. Such evidence always raises the […]

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Saving Faith

Saving Faith Jesus once remarked that unless we have the faith of a child we will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven. A childlike faith is a prerequisite for membership in God’s kingdom. There is a difference, however, between a childlike faith and a childish faith. The Bible calls us to be babes […]

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Atonement

Atonement The apostle Paul declared that he was determined to know nothing save Christ and Him crucified. This was the apostle’s way of emphasizing the extreme importance of the Cross to Christianity. The doctrine of the Atonement is central to all Christian theology.  Both the Old and New Testaments make it clear that all human […]

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Predestination and Reprobation

Predestination and Reprobation Every coin has a flip side. There is also a flip side to the doctrine of election. Election refers to only one aspect of the broader question of predestination. The other side of the coin is the question of reprobation. God declared that He loved Jacob but hated Esau. How are we […]

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Predestination

Predestination Few doctrines spark as much controversy or provoke as much consternation as the doctrine of predestination. It is a difficult doctrine that demands to be handled with great care and caution. Yet it is a biblical doctrine and therefore demands to be handled. We dare not ignore it. Virtually all Christian churches have some […]

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The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

The Baptism of the Holy Spirit “Have you received the baptism of the Holy Spirit?” A person in our day who becomes a Christian will sooner or later be asked this question. The question is frequently posed by charismatic Christians who are enthusiastic about their experiences with the Holy Spirit. A doctrine that was once […]

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The Internal Testimony of the Holy Spirit

The Internal Testimony of the Holy Spirit In any courtroom drama that includes witnesses, the testimony that is given is crucial to the case. Testimony is important because it is designed to help us get at the truth of the matter. In some trials, the testimony of witnesses is challenged because their character is suspect. […]

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