How Did the First Christians Become Christians?

In a matter of weeks after Jesus’ crucifixion, thousands of Jews gathered in Jerusalem on the Day of Pentecost. The Holy Spirit fell on the apostles, and Peter preached the first gospel sermon. 3,000 souls responded to the message and got saved. How did they do that?  Continue reading How Did the First Christians Become Christians?

Buried and Raised with Christ

My last article ended with the question, “At what point in our faith do we die with Christ?” The answer is in Romans 6. The Roman Christians had died to sin, as verse 2 indicates.

How? When?

We see the answer beginning in verse 3.

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Understand Christ’s Sacrifice Like Never Before

Do you understand how and why Christ’s death removes sin? Most people don’t. After this article, you may understand His sacrifice more clearly than ever before!

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The Life is in the Blood

My last article was about the problem of sin. In today’s article, we’ll begin unpacking God’s wonderful solution. The remedy lies in His character. Continue reading The Life is in the Blood

Don’t be a Spiritual Zombie

Zombies are scary. While trying to find a zombie pic for this article, my wife couldn’t even look at them! Fortunately, they aren’t real. Or are they?

We’ll get to that in a minute.

My last article was about God’s holiness. Today, let’s discuss the problem of sin and its terrible consequences.

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The Gospel: Where Do We Start?

In my last article, we ended with the question, “Where should we start to learn the one gospel?” The answer is twofold: