Although the Bible is filled with scriptures of freedom and Jesus preached in Luke 4:8 that He came to “set the captives free,” the holy book was once altered to convey the exact opposite message as a way to enforce slavery.
Just like Christians today, the Old Testament saints were saved through faith — even though that faith lacked the clear connections to Jesus that we can see today, Gospel Coalition President Don Carson has explained.
Perhaps the most important question of the entire Bible is the question of Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection. To put it plainly: Did Jesus rise from the dead? If Jesus was crucified, in reference of history, and he died, and was placed in a tomb, […]
A Reformed theologian told a conference centered on the Bible book of 2 Timothy that it’s wrong for Christians to “unhitch” their beliefs from the Old Testament, something megachurch pastor Andy Stanley had exhorted earlier this year.
Some people in matters of faith initially seem to receive the Gospel message of salvation, but are subsequently seduced into placing themselves back under the law. That is to say, they fall under the spell of legalism as they revert to the old pattern of […]
Here in America, nothing that we have suffered for our righteous stands can be compared to what precious believers in different parts of the world have suffered. Among them you do not hear the voice of hopelessness or witness the spirit of despair.
California evangelist and megachurch pastor Greg Laurie said during his sermon on Sunday that God uses the “books in Heaven” to keep records and tallies of every action — good and bad — committed by all human beings throughout history.