Category Archives: Obedience

Our Battle with Sin and Satan

Both the Old and New Testaments have much to say about sin, but what is sin? Sin is disobedience to God, any action, thought or word that is unpleasing to Him. Everyone sins (Romans 3:23), and because of their sinning … Continue reading

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Do All to the Glory of God

Paul sums up his raison d’être in his First Letter to the Corinthians, Chapter 10, verse 31. He says, “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” Paul always saw himself … Continue reading

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The Commands of Jesus (Part 3)

In this article we’ll look at the commands of Jesus in the Gospel According to John. John focuses on Jesus and presents his gospel with the aim of having people believe through his personal testimony. It is an evangelistic gospel. … Continue reading

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The Commands of Jesus (Part 2)

Continuing with the previous posting featuring Matthews’s Gospel we can further examine our Lord’s commands recorded in the Gospels of Mark and Luke. The Gospel According to Mark What is very surprising is the parsimony of Jesus’s direct commands to … Continue reading

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The Commands of Jesus

It is fascinating to search the words of Jesus for discovering His direct commands to the world and to His followers. I have set them out below. This is not an exhaustive list, but the majority of them are there. … Continue reading

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Faith

My New King James Version Bible has 291 references to the word, ‘faith’. That indicates faith is an important aspect of God’s Word, but what is faith? Perhaps the best definition can be found in Hebrews 11:1 ‘Now faith is … Continue reading

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“Work Out Your Own Salvation”

What is ‘salvation’? Jesus, the Saviour, came to earth as a little babe (Luke 2:7) to bring us peace with God. Basically, ever since the fall of Adam, all people have been tainted with his sin. Essentially, sin is disobedience … Continue reading

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