Perhaps, you are shocked with the title above. This opinion is very much controversial and against common opinion.
People do not go to hell because of their sins. They go to hell because they refuse the salvation and redemption of their sins.
They go to hell because they refuse to accept Jesus Christ as their savior.
Many Christians say, “If you do not stop committing sins, say dirty words; and do this and that, the LORD will not accept you.” Continue reading
True Biblical Faith is really our positive response towards what God has provided through His grace.
Faith is just to proclaim what God has provided.
Religious Faith does not move God, nor does it make Him do anything. Continue reading
The reason why there are many Christians who have bitterness, anger, hatred, is not because God does not love them. It’s because they assume that they have to get God’s love with their actions and performance.
When Jesus said “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” – Matthew 11:28 (NIV). He did not say it to those who were burdened with jobs or worldly problems.
Jesus said it to those who were burdened with fulfilling the laws to please God. Continue reading
“Your name will no longer be Jacob …. From now on you will be called Israel.” (Genesis 32:28a NLT)
You don’t have to stay the same! In conversion, we’re given a new identity. Look at Jacob in the book of Genesis. Once Jacob confesses his manipulative behavior, God gives him a new identity.
Notice that three things happen:
God gives Jacob a brand new identity (Genesis 32:28). Essentially, God says, “I know you’ve blown it. I know you’re conniving, but I see in you a prince. Beneath all your emotional hang-ups, all your insecurities, all the stuff you don’t want anybody else to know, I see a prince.” God is saying that today to many of us: “Beneath all of your sins and hang-ups, I see a princess/prince. You can be something great. You can be what I made you to be.”
God blesses Jacob/Israel (Genesis 32:29). Deep down, we desperately want God’s blessing. If we want God’s blessing, we have to take the steps God requires of us. Continue reading