What Did the Apostle Paul Mean By “Pay Much Closer Attention”?

Go back 2,000 years to the first-century, and the author of Hebrews is speaking of a kind of distraction, which was contributing to the loss of eternal life among the Hebrew Christians. Hebrews 2:1 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 For this reason we must pay much closer attention to the things that have been heard, so that we do not drift away from it.

How Does God Speak to Us Today?

Setting any possible emotionalism[1] aside, we must ask ourselves if God is truly real to us. Can we say that God is our friend? James tells us, “‘Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness,’[2] and he was called a friend of God.” We all have heard the saying, “actions speak louder... Continue Reading →

How Are We to Understand the Mosaic Law and Christians?

The Law of Moses or the Mosaic Law encompasses the first five books of the Bible (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers Deuteronomy), and at times are just referred to as the Law. However, in an extended sense, the whole of the Old Testament is known as the Mosaic Law. The Jews though consider the Law to be divided into three sections: (1) the Law of Moses, (3) the prophets and (3) the Psalms.

How Can Christians Skillfully Use the Word of God?

An evangelist is a proclaimer of the gospel or good news, as well as all biblical truths. An evangelist is a proclaimer of the gospel or good news, as well as all biblical truths. In the broadest sense of the term for evangelizer, all Christians are obligated to play some role as an evangelist.

Christians How Can We Use Persuasion to Reach the Heart of Our Listeners?

Persuasion is the act of convincing or swaying someone or of being convinced or swayed to believe something. Apologetics is a defense of Christian belief that helps to explain and clarify God's Word to mankind. Evangelism is the work of a Christian evangelist, which seeks to persuade other people to become Christian, especially by sharing the basics of the Gospel, but also the deeper message of biblical truths. Preevangelism is laying a foundation for those who have no knowledge of the Gospel, giving them background information, so that they can grasp what they are hearing. The Christian evangelist is preparing their mind and heart so that they will be receptive to the biblical truths. In many ways, this is known as apologetics.

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