What It Means To Be A Christian

Samuel Matthews | Oregon, USA “King Agrippa, believest thou the prophets? I know that thou believest.  Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian. And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as

How God Turned A Curse Into A Blessing

Rowland Femi Gbamis | Ontario, Canada “Then Moses stood at the camp entrance and said, “Whoever is on the Lord’s side—come to me!” And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together to him” (Exodus 32:26 NKJV). Introduction All human beings love success and pray to be spared failure in life. However, not every success

A Model Of Good Deeds

By Rowland Femi Gbamis Text: Faithful is the saying, and concerning these things, I desire that thou affirm confidently, to the end, that they who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men (Titus 3:8-ASV). I have heard the story of a little girl in a

Is Baptism Essential to Salvation?

By B.C. Carr Our assignment is to show from the Bible that baptism is essential or necessary to salvation. By essential, we mean that it is so necessary that a responsible person cannot be saved without it. By salvation, we mean that one cannot be saved or pardoned from his past sins, hence, justified in

How Can A Person Work Righteousness?

By Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba The religion of Christ requires that one must do something before he can be saved. Cornelius was told by the angel to send for Peter who “will tell you what you must do” (Acts 10:6). When Peter got to the house of Cornelius, he declared that “In truth I perceive that

Making Your Call And Election Sure

By Samuel Matthews | Oregon, USA “Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall: for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 1:10-11). Loved Ones,

Faith Without Works Is Dead

By Osamagbe Lesley Egharevba | Lagos, Nigeria “But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is dead?“ (James 2:20) Many people today in the world teach the “salvation by faith only” doctrine. By this, they mean that faith (belief) is the only thing required for one to be saved and

Possess Your Vessel

Mike Thomas | Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA The Thessalonians were surrounded by immorality and ungodly influences, but those who became Christians “turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God” (1 Thessalonians 1:9). In encouraging them to fulfill this commitment, Paul reminded them of the need to avoid the sexual immorality that