THE BELIEVER’S TRUE DESTINY

Talks of “destiny” have almost become pulpit lingua franca in most Christian circles today. “Steps to maximising destiny”, “contending with ‘forces’ militating against one’s destiny” etc are common topics of sermons and prayer meetings. The golden question is, what is the believer’s destiny? Paul in the Ephesians 1:5 makes a very profound statement that is…

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ELECTION AND EVANGELISM

“If you preach holiness at crusades, nobody will come to your church”, a preacher once said to me. “You must first draw people in with miracles, signs and wonders, once they are in the Church then you can preach to them holiness.” What a travesty! Is evangelism truly devoid of the preaching of holiness? The…

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CHOSEN, SO WHAT?

The preaching of God’s grace in election has frequently been associated with antinomianism – which is the belief, that those who are saved by faith under the gospel dispensation of God’s grace are released from the obligation of obeying the moral law. This is not new – there were some who misconstrued Apostle Paul’s teaching…

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ELECTION – THE TWO VIEWS

“Do you think we shall see Mr Whitefield in heaven?” asked a follower of John Wesley. “No, sir,” replied Wesley, “I fear not. Mr Whitefield will be so near the Throne and we at such a distance we shall hardly get a sight of him.” This conversation which took place nearly three centuries ago sadly…

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