Category Archives: Faith & Obedience

Things in Common – on Law and Gospel

I was browsing the Christian Websites and one was headed: Megachurch Pastor Says Christians Are Not Required to Obey Old Testament Commands. Another website asked, “Should We Unhitch The Ten Commandments?”  I like to read those who disagree with some … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Faith & Obedience, Gospel, Law of God, Salvation, Saved By Grace

Scientists Are Trying To Create Life From Scratch

“For many years now, scientists have been working feverishly to create “artificial life” in the laboratory. Researchers and scientists expect to announce success within just a few years, declaring victory in the rarified field known as “wet artificial life” research. Their goals are … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Faith & Obedience, Origins

The Free Gift

“Some things are worth re-reading. Calvin Rock has a way with words – on page 296 of his book, ‘Something Better’, he writes about, ‘The Free Gift’ (Romans 5:15) “The righteousness of Christ is a free gift. We cannot earn … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Books & Book Reviews, Christ's Sacrifice, Faith & Obedience, Gospel, Jesus, Justification & Sanctification, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace

Death Sentence For Woman Caught In Adultery

Amnesty International, and International and British media have drawn attention to the cause of a 27-year-old Sudanese woman, a doctor, who has been sentenced to death for adultery for being a Christian, and marrying a Christian, which is contrary to Islam’s … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Obedience, Forgiveness, Jesus, Law of God, Punishment, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, The Gospel, The New Birth

Seventh-day Adventists: Under Law or Under grace?

I was reading on an evangelical website and came down to its category on ‘Cults’. It mentioned a couple of religious organisations but did not include Seventh-day Adventists (Walter Martin is the one most responsible for removing that undeserved stigma). … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Faith & Obedience, Law of God, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace

Why Do Christians Love Rules?

Trillia Newbell sends me back to my posts on Walter Martin and his view of Law and Grace. For me, it is Trillia Newbell who has got it right on Law and Grace. “The rule of law in the Old … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Obedience, Faith & Works, Gospel, Law of God, Saved By Grace, The Gospel

The N. T. On Faith And Works by Dr. Ben Witherington

“Yes, the Bible is clear enough that salvation is not a human self-help program. Yes, it makes clear that apart from God’s grace no one can be saved. Yes, it stresses that we are converted by grace through faith, and … Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism V Wesleyanism, Election, Faith & Obedience, Faith & Works, Justification & Sanctification, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, The New Birth