No one can be saved unless he is born again by the power of God’s Holy Spirit. “Ye must be born again,” says Jesus. The necessity is absolute; not merely, “Ye may be born again,” but “Ye must be born again.”
The 2017 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) In Its Own Words As to Trustworthiness
Below are two verses that I used for many principles in life, so let's use these verses for translation principles as well. We will use the 2017 Christian Standard Bible (CSB). My words are in the brackets, of course. Bold is mine. But first, by way of explanation, Dynamic equivalence (CEV, TEV, NLT, NIV, TNIV) and formal equivalence (KJV,... Continue Reading →
How Can We No Longer Walk in the Futility of the Old Mind?
So that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, by the trickery of men, by craftiness with regard to the scheming of deceit; but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into him who is the head, Christ.
What Does It Mean for Christians to Be Sound in Mind?
1 Peter 4:7 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 7 Now the end of all things is at hand; therefore be sound in mind, and well balanced in prayers. We had spoken of the “last days” at length earlier. The reason Peter could say, “The end of all things is at hand,” is that the life,... Continue Reading →
What Does It Mean to Keep the Mind Renewed?
Once we are transformed by the renewal of our mind, how do we keep it that way? The Apostle Paul wrote, Romans 7:14-25 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 14 For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin. 15 For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I... Continue Reading →
What Does it Mean to Be Transformed by the Renewal of Your Mind?
In the book of Romans, chapter 12 verse 2, we are encouraged to be transformed by the renewal of our minds. This transformation is described as a process of changing our thinking and way of life to align with God's will, allowing His truth to shape our thoughts, attitudes, and actions. But what does it really mean to be transformed by the renewal of your mind? In this article, we will explore this concept in depth, looking at what the Bible says about it, as well as practical ways we can apply it to our lives today.
How Can We Win the Battle for the Christian Mind?
In today's rapidly changing world, the battle for the Christian mind has become more crucial than ever before. As conservative Christians, we find ourselves confronted with ideologies and worldviews that often contradict our deeply held beliefs. It is essential for us to equip ourselves with the necessary tools and strategies to effectively engage in this battle and ensure the preservation of Christian values in our society.