What is regeneration in the Bible? The apostle Paul said in 2 Corinthians 5:17, “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” So how do we become new creatures in Christ? The apostle Paul explained that man in his natural state is dead in trespasses and sins until he is made alive by Christ (Ephesians 2:1, 5). This is called regeneration. What … [Read more...] about What is Regeneration in the Bible
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Views of the Millennial Kingdom: The Millennial Kingdom describes the thousand-year reign of Jesus Christ which is specifically mentioned in Revelation 20:1-10. “…And they lived and reigned with Christ for a thousand years” (Revelation 20:5b). When it comes to discussing the different views of the Millennial Kingdom, we must realise that we are talking about the interpretation of the much debated passage in … [Read more...] about Views of the Millennial Kingdom
How To Study Revelation: There are many interpretive views to the book of Revelation and because of this, most people stay away from it. And yet, God has promised a blessing on those who read it and obey it. “God blesses the one who reads this prophecy to the church, and he blesses all who listen to it and obey what it says. For the time is near when these things will happen” (Revelation 1:3). When it comes to … [Read more...] about How To Study Revelation
Different Bible Study Methods: When it comes to studying the Bible, there are two Bible study methods that we need to consider. The first Bible study method is a very simple approach to understanding and applying the Bible to our lives. The second Bible study method is a more intense approach. The first Bible study method involves: Reading Bible study begins when we read the Bible. This study method … [Read more...] about Different Bible Study Methods
3 Aspects of Salvation in Christ Jesus: There are three biblical words that expand and explain salvation in Jesus Christ. These three words are: justification, sanctification and glorification. Below is a very brief overview of these three biblical words. Justification – My Position God’s holy law has condemned every human being. “There is none righteous, no, not one” (Romans 3:10). “For all have sinned and … [Read more...] about 3 Aspects of Salvation
The Rapture of the Church: There are two phases or stages to the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Old Testament and New Testament tell us that the Son of Man will come to reign and rule on the earth (Zechariah 14:9; Matthew 24:29-31) but before this happens the Lord will come in the air and gather to Himself all His saints (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 1 Corinthians 15:51-54). There are five (5) … [Read more...] about The Rapture of the Church
Question: What are the different views of the rapture? There are usually four views concerning the rapture of the church. Pre-tribulation view The rapture of the church occurs before the seven (7) year tribulation period. Jesus said in Revelation 3:10, “Because you have kept My command to persevere, I also will keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who … [Read more...] about What are the Difference Views of the Rapture?