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)
18As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 19“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” 20At once they left their nets and followed him.
21Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them, 22and immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.(Matthew 4, 18 – 22)
10When Jesus had lifted up himself, and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers? hath no man condemned thee? 11She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more. (John 8, 10-11)
12Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. 13“It is written,” he said to them, “ ‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ e but you are making it ‘a den of robbers.’ f ”(Matthew 21, 12-13).
Is Jesus the One who Confirms a Covenant with Many in Daniel 9, 27?
This is a big question that I was asking myself after listening to a few of the modern Protestant Preachers. One of them was a globally well-known Pastor from the second largest Christian denomination in the world. Others were from the evangelical background.
11The greatest among you will be your servant. 12For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted. (Matthew 23, 11 – 12)