New Testament Archive

Work Out Your Own Salvation With Fear And Trembling

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure(Philippians 2:12-13). “Work out your own salvation.” That phrase appears as though Paul is admonishing the Philippians to …

Christ: The Light Of The World

Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. (John 8:12). From the text, we see a contrast between light and darkness. Also, we can further imply a contrast between sin and righteousness; life and death. “I am the light of the world” is one of …

Christian Maturity

When a child is born, they are expected to grow (Ex.2:10; 1Sam. 2:21; 26; 3:19; Luke 1:80; 2:52) and at every point in their biological calender, we expect certain traits of growth in them. When these are not forth coming, we may begin to worry that perhaps something may have gone wrong. At the birth of our youngest son about three years ago, Theodora my …

Rejoicing In The Works Of Our Hands

And they made a calf in those days, and offered a sacrifice to the idol and were rejoicing in the works of their hands (Acts 7:41). There are only two religions in this world: religion of works and religion of faith; religion by human effort and religion by grace: true religion and false religion. Of the two, Christianity puts itself forward as the only true …

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