We’ve come to that time in the year where people are making, or have made, a resolution on what they will attempt to achieve in the new year. Whether it’s losing weight, going to the gym, being more patient with the children or trying to improve one’s temper, resolutions are generally intended to positively change […]
Do It All For the Glory of God
“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31) It’s a verse which is well known, and many Christians will heartily agree with the idea. Yet, are we actually doing all for the glory of God? You see, the text does not say “do […]
The Intersection of Faith and Works
It can be a tricky thing, navigating the terrain of faith and works and thinking through how they relate. After all, it is said that “it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast” (Ephesians […]
Did Jesus Ever Claim to be God?
This is a question which has divided humanity ever since his earthly ministry in Israel 2,000 years ago. Some people have denied that Jesus ever made such a claim and deny Jesus’ divinity; whilst others affirm a divine influence of Jesus but reject the claim that he was God: Muslims say that he was al-Masih — the messiah; Jehovah […]
Are We All Called to Evangelise?
This is a question that many Christians throughout history have debated. Whilst some, of course, would point to the great commission in Matthew 28:19-20 as a directive for allChristians to “go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey […]
Why Did the Son of God Become Human?
Is it so important that Jesus became a human? This is a question that has been asked within Christendom for centuries as many have struggled with the concept of Jesus being both fully God and fully man. For some, trying to understand this union was too difficult, and it was far easier to simply dismiss […]