Category Archives: Gospel

The Old Testament Is The Basis For The New

Carrying on from the previous post – I recently read something which is quite relevant to the discussion supporting both Old and New Testaments as integral to understanding the gospel and who Jesus is.  It has already been stated in the … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Bible, Gospel, Jesus, Law of God

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

A Lamb And A Lion

Referring back to chapter 4 of the Book of Revelation the Apostle John sees the same Person in chapter 5:1. He is the centre of attention in chapter 4, sitting on the throne in heaven, worthy of receiving adoration and … Continue reading

Posted in Christ's Sacrifice, Easter, Forgiveness, Gospel, Incarnation, Jesus, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace, Second Advent

Jesus in the Writings of Peter (1)

I have been enjoying the 2nd Quarter’s studies for 2017 in 1st and 2nd Peter. Week eight deals with “Jesus in the writings of Peter.” These are some comments copied from the study that I might keep for reference Jesus … Continue reading

Posted in Christ's Sacrifice, Conditional Immortality, Forgiveness, Gospel, Jesus, Salvation, Saved By Grace, Trinity

But Go, Tell Peter

But go, tell his disciples and Peter, “He is going ahead of you into Galilee.   There you will see him, just as he told you.” Mark 16:7, NIV Oh, the gentleness of Jesus! On that Easter morning, just risen … Continue reading

Posted in Election, Forgiveness, Gospel, Jesus, The Resurrection

GOD WITH US

What do I believe about Jesus? Matthew in his Gospel (1:20-23)  says, “an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived … Continue reading

Posted in Christ's Sacrifice, Gospel, Incarnation, Jesus, Salvation, The Gospel, Trinity

My Story

Originally posted on 11th March 2011 It’s the 400th Anniversary of the printing of the King James Version of the Bible. It was the first Bible I bought – a cheap one. I was really embarrassed buying it. I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness, Gospel, Salvation, Saved by Faith, Saved By Grace

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

US President Sings America’s Favourite Hymn “Amazing Grace”

Says Eric Metaxas on the Chuck Colson website, Breakpoint: ““Amazing Grace” is arguably the best-known and most-sung hymn in America—maybe the world. It has deep meaning for millions, across all races and backgrounds, and has long united and comforted our nation … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness, Gospel, Hymns, Second Advent, The New Birth

“Precious Lord, Take My Hand” Thomas Dorsey

Thinking about the previous post set me wondering about others who might have contributed richly to hymn writing through their own suffering or adversity, or through some traumatic unwelcome circumstance with which others can identify in some way in their own … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Gospel, Suffering, The New Birth, Tragedy