May 2012 archive

Sin is the Big Problem

Sin is a word that most people don’t want to hear today. Today’s Christian Gospel has changed to the point that Christians do not understand the reality and the consequences of sin anymore. Preachers have told their congregations, “God hates sin, but loves the sinner” and that misinterpretation of God’s Word has corrupted the mind …

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Exceedingly Sinful Sin

Before the fall, man had fellowship with God. Then, man sinned and became stranged from that fellowship. He could no longer appear before God, because God rejected him and cut him off. Man was left in a terrible predicament. He became spiritually blind and dead. Man has no eyes to see God, or ears to …

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The Reality of Sin

To understand the reality of sin, we must first understand the character of God. Among all His qualities, God has revealed to His people that He is holy and righteous. He hates sin and sinners, and all kind of wickedness and abominations. The knowledge of good and evil came to man from the perspective of Satan. …

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Hell Has Enlarged Herself

1Co 6:18  “Flee fornication. Every sin that a man commits is outside the body; but he who commits fornication sins against his own body.” The word “fornication” comes from the Greek “porneia”, from where “porno” also is derived, and it means harlotry, whoredom, sexual immorality. There are 32 verses in the Bible that talk about fornication. At …

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The New Covenant

There are a number of passages in the Bible that talk about covenants. The very first one we read about is the covenant God made with Noah after the flood (Gen. 9) This was the first time that God mentioned a covenant to a man. It was about not destroying humankind again with a flood as …

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The Gates of Hades

“I will build my church; and the gates of hell (Hades) shall not prevail against it.” When Jesus said that to Peter in Matthew 16:18, He was referring to the work He came to accomplish on the cross by His Father’s will. Before the fall, Adam had fellowship with God, and God gave Adam dominion over His …

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The Second Adam

God created Adam “a living soul”. Christ became a “quickening spirit”. The first Adam was from the Earth. The second Adam, Christ, was from Heaven. Thus we read in the Scriptures. Adam was created to fall. Christ was born to redeem the elect of God. Adam believed the voice of Satan; Christ came to destroy the …

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