31And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: 32But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. (Luke 22, 31-32).
But unless you repent, you too will all perish – This is a warning that Jesus gives his audience while teaching them about the issues of life. During the time of Christ, Jerusalem was an infamous city in which all kinds of wickedness were practised.
Is there any similarity between the first century church and the 21st century church? This question might be a bit surprising to many of you who claim to be born-again believers.
Does Salvation by Grace exempt you from keeping the Commandments of God? What does the Word of God say about this? There is a very popular and well accepted thinking among born-again Bible believing Christians that since they are under Grace there is no need to keep the Commandments of God.
Are you keeping the 4th Commandment by resting on Sunday? This might sound like a silly question for majority of the born-again believers in the Christian world as most of them think they are literally keeping the 4th Commandment by resting on Sunday.
How Church Leaders repeat the mistakes of King Jehu? Here, you might wonder what were the mistakes of King Jehu.
As you know, King Jehu is known among Christians as a great leader who destroyed the family of wicked Ahab and Jezebel in Israel. However, there is a not so well-known side to Jehu’s story and you will find it in the following verses.
43“No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. 44Each tree is recognized by its own fruit. People do not pick figs from thornbushes, or grapes from briers. 45A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. (Luke 6, 43-45)
“They shall never enter my rest” – Yes, this is a solemn declaration that The LORD Almighty makes before Moses regarding the future of the Israelites, the generation that left Egypt with Moses.
20He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” (Matthew 17, 20)