Did God write the 10 commandments in your heart?

It is pertinent to note that Christians are divided in their understanding of whether the believer is bound by the 10 commandments or not. Also much of these arguments centre themselves with the understanding that God “has written his laws in our hearts”. One group I know says that Christians are the Ark of the…

God renovated heaven to keep you in!

  We must understand that the idea of repenting from our sins, and asking for forgiveness from God to be forgiven, is not a Christian concept but a Jewish concept. We must note that there is a difference between John the Baptist’s ministry and what God did for you on the cross, when He baptized…

Charles Spurgeon gives 7 reasons why Grace does not lead to sin.

The Doctrines of Grace Do Not Lead to Sin A Sermon(No. 1735)Delivered on Lord’s Day Morning, August 19th, 1883, byC. H. SPURGEON,At Exeter-Hall.   “For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace. What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under…

Charles Spurgeon on “law and grace”.

Here’s a sermon from Charles Spurgeon on “Law and Grace”. Does he not sound like someone who we know? Here’s a hint, he is a Singaporean. “Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound.”—Romans 5:20. There is no point upon which men make greater mistakes…

A convenient “truth”.

The Chinese word for the “truth” is this word: 真相. The first word 真 is a cross on a cupboard or a box. The box or cupboard here depicts the ark and the cross here could mean the number 10 or the cross of Jesus. The number 10 clearly denotes the 10 commandments. The law was often…

Where does Radical Grace get its doctrine from? by Kenny Chee

This doctrine that we hear as part of the “grace message” of Joseph Prince has roots that go back to the Reformation. The early Reformation creeds give evidence of this. Creeds are succinct summaries of the teachings and faith of groups of Christians. The ones quoted below are from the Calvinist reformers of the Protestant…

“No more conscience of sins”

The maxim that guilt leads to repentance and holiness is a demonic notion. The Bible does not say or imply that. It says it is the Goodness of the Lord that leads to repentance. This article is in response to those who teach we must focus on sin and not on Christ. They are people…

Is Grace “strange teaching”? A look at Hebrews 13 and Ephesians 5

Paul referred to certain people who false teachers and “wolves in sheep skins” people in Ephesians 5 when he said “You can be sure that using people or religion or things just for what you can get out of them—the usual variations on idolatry—will get you nowhere, and certainly nowhere near the kingdom of Christ,…

Taking care of your soul first by George Muller

Soul Nourishment First by George Müller May 9 1841 It has pleased the Lord to teach me a truth, the benefit of which I have not lost, for more than fourteen years. The point is this: I saw more clearly than ever that the first great and primary business to which I ought to attend…

Let’s get it right! Are your future sins forgiven?l

OF FUTURE FORGIVENESS, HEBREWS, PARENTAL FORGIVNESS ANIMAL BLOOD When Hebrews 1:3 speaks about Jesus purifying sins at the Cross prior to his ascension to heaven, did that include the purification of future sins as well as past sins? In order to answer this question we need to understand that Hebrews is written to a Jewish…

Meditations from John’s Gospel: Light became Life.

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.” Jesus was God even in the beginning. John did not say He is God from the begiining but He was God in tne beginning. Jesus was God even before the beginning….

Is it proper to leave a church?

Bible Question:I am currently attending a Church that has undergone a split in the congregation. The split occurred before I started attending so I do not know the actual reason(s) for such a division. The question I ask is this: If those that left did so because they felt there were sinful situations present in…

Bad Elders by Jay Guin

On Bad Elders: Thinking Out Loud Posted on July 7, 2008 by Jay Guin One of the biggest challenges facing the Churches of Christ today is how to deal with lousy elders. Of course, many churches have excellent elderships, but there are far too many congregations being held back by weak, ineffective, or downright sinful…

The worship of angels: Keeping the Laws of Moses.

The Law Was Given By Angels The apostle Paul went even further to show the superiority of “the unwritten Law of Christ” compared to the older Law of God, also called the Law of Moses. Though God allowed the earlier Law to be given to Israel directly, according to Paul and 1st century Jews, it…