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.”
In about 56 C.E., the apostle Paul wrote a letter to the Christian congregation in Rome. Within this letter, Paul drew attention to the fact that that true Christians had to make changes. He said: “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you... Continue Reading →
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.
Romans 15:5 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 5 Now may the God who gives endurance and comfort grant you to be of the same mind with one another according to Christ Jesus, There are over 41,000 Christian denominations around the world, all claiming to be “the truth” and “the way” (John 8:31-32; 14:6; Ac 9:1-2), making... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Romans 12:2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. If one were to ponder the marvelous achievements of humans over... Continue Reading →
In the 20th century alone, the United States saw the First World War or Great War, Russian Civil War, Second World War, as well as the Cold War, French Indochina War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Afghan War, the Iraq War, and the ongoing War on Terror. One would... Continue Reading →