Jesus baptizes with the Holy Spirit and fire. What is the meaning of this fire?
As Christians, we live in a world that is turning dark. There are many beautiful and good things, but more and more trash and darkness come our way through news, television, and events.
There are many words in our world. Spoken words and written words. Not to mention the words we use on radio, TV, WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook.
Jesus has been in Heaven for the past 2000 years, and He is also fulfilling certain tasks there.
How does a holy, immortal, unending God help a sinful, mortal, and tiny human? God’s answer: by becoming a human Himself and be like man in every way (but without sin), to take all sin onto Himself, and thus reuniting man with Himself.
God uses His Word to teach His people new things and to show them the way. There are many ways in which God does that.
The persecution of Christians, as in the time of the communistic countries and some Arabic countries, may seem to us as a situation far away, with little relevance to our day-to-day lives. Perhaps that is why this next passage from the first book of Peter…
In the Old Testament, sacrifice meant that a life had to be taken. This points to the life and death of Jesus Christ, which in a sense had to be taken in order for us to be united with God.
What did Jesus save us from?
These days people can win millions of dollars in a lottery. This substantial amount of money is practically unthinkable; the worth of a 10-dollar bill is easier to understand. In Matthew, we read about someone who did not understand the difference very we…