Are we to preach both law and grace?

A well-known Scandinavian pastor recently wrote in Sweden’s main Christian newspaper (Dagen, 2017-12-15) that we should preach both law and grace today. As often, the pastor makes several good points in…

The main point of Hebrews

1Now this is the main point of the things we are saying: We have such a High Priest, who is seated at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in…

Understanding the book of Hebrews

11 Therefore, if perfection were through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there that another priest should rise according to the order of Melchizedek,…

Obedience to the faith

“Through Him we have received grace and apostleship for obedience to the faith among all nations for His name”. (Rom. 1:5) I wonder how many times this Bible verse has been…

Effective faith

Before the cross, Jesus referred to people as having “small”, “great”, or “no” faith. But the people Jesus addressed were not yet born-again, because it was only possible to become…

How faith comes

“So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” (Rm 10:17) Faith, according to the Apostle Paul, comes by hearing the word of God. But Christians often misinterpret and…

All men have been drawn to God

32“And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me”. 33This he said, signifying what death he should die. (Jn. 12:32-33, NIV) Jesus’ statement…

Rightly dividing the word of truth

”Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth”. (2 Tim. 2:15) Paul instructs his disciple…

What’s the problem with ungodly Christians?

22But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. 24And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions…