Further Reflections on Adoption

Adoption is used in the Bible and in everyday life to refer to the transfer of an individual from one family to another. Further, adoption in the Bible connotes the placing of the person so adopted as a ‘son’ in the second family. The key verse is Ephesians 1:5. he predestined us for adoption to…

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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 – 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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