The Universal Church

Our discussion about the universal Church — what it is and what it is not, also considers questions such as: What is God’s purpose with the Church? When did Christ start to build His Church; and when will He finish this work? . . . Introduction The Greek word...

The Jewish Wedding System and the Bride of Christ

A thorough examination of the Jewish wedding custom that was applicable during the time of the First Advent of Jesus comes in handy when believers are faced with scriptures that refer to Christ as the heavenly Bridegroom and the Church as his bride. It is in...

Positional Truths and Blessings of Believers

When a person becomes a believer in Jesus Christ, he or she is instantaneously enriched with every spiritual blessing in Christ (Ephesians 1:3; Colossians 2:10). This can be referred to theologically as positional truths or blessings. . . . Whenever the Apostle Paul...

Justification and Sanctification

What does the Bible teach about justification and sanctification? What do these words mean and why is it important that believers know this? Salvation has three facets — justification, sanctification and glorification — but we focus only on the first two facets today....

Eternal Security (Part 3)

Which so-called ‘problem passages’ can be considered when dealing with the issue of eternal salvation? In this third and final discussion of Eternal Security we discuss some of these passages that have been labelled as so-called ‘problem passages’. . . ....