“Why is it important to be familiar with church history?”……In the minds of many, history is a subject to be tolerated when necessary, but ignored whenever possible. Sadly, this is also true for church history. The philosophy behind this attitude is that whatever was done in the past is dead and gone, but what is […]

As a Christian am I still a sinner Paul is also to be our example of humility. In spite of the great gifts and understanding he had received, Paul saw himself as the "least of the apostles" and the "chief of sinners" 1 Timothy 1:15…This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it: "Christ […]

“What is Christian mysticism?”……The term “Christian mystic” is an oxymoron. Mysticism is not the experience of a Christian. Whereas Christian doctrine maintains that God dwells in all Christians and that they can experience God directly through belief in Jesus, Christian mysticism aspires to apprehend spiritual truths inaccessible through intellectual means, typically by emulation of Christ. […]

“What is a Christian worldview?”……A "worldview" refers to a comprehensive conception of the world from a specific standpoint. A "Christian worldview," then, is a comprehensive conception of the world from a Christian standpoint. An individual's worldview is his "big picture," a harmony of all his beliefs about the world. It is his way of understanding […]

“What is Christian spirituality?”……When we are born again, we receive the Holy Spirit who seals us for the day of redemption (Ephesians 1:134:30). Jesus promised that the Holy Spirit would lead us "into all truth" (John 16:13). Part of that truth is taking the things of God and applying them to our lives. When that […]

“What are Christian saints according to the Bible?”……The word "saint" comes from the Greek word hagios, which means "consecrated to God, holy, sacred, pious.” It is almost always used in the plural, "saints." “├ö├ç┬¬Lord, I have heard from many about this man, how much harm he did to Your saints at Jerusalem” (Acts 9:13). “Now […]

“What are the seven dispensations?”……Dispensationalism is defined as a method of management used by God to carry out His will, work, and purposes toward mankind. …There are generally considered to be seven dispensations, although some theologians believe there are nine. Depending on the viewpoint, dispensations can number as few as three or as many as […]