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ArchiveJuly 2014

What Does It Mean to Be Born Again?

The terms “born again” or “regenerated,” are fairly familiar to many people and are associated with a person’s experience of becoming a Christian. But what do these terms really mean? Why does the Bible speak of being born again? In this post, we’ll look at the significance and importance of being “born again.” Does it simply mean to have a new beginning? A fresh start? Is it a promise to do...

Consecration: God’s Purchase and God’s Love

In a previous post we discussed the meaning of consecration and four compelling reasons for us to give ourselves to God. We hope you read that post to understand the tremendous difference it makes in our Christian life when we give ourselves to the Lord. But knowing the reasons for handing ourselves over to the Lord may not be enough for us to take the action of consecrating ourselves. We have to...

What Is Consecration and Why Do I Need to Consecrate Myself to God?

The birth of a child is an exciting and happy event, and we all recognize it’s the beginning of a new life. We’d never say it’s an end or conclusion. It’s the same with us believers. Our being saved and born again with the life of God is truly wondrous and joyful. But it’s not a conclusion. Our regeneration is only the beginning of our spiritual journey. And just as babies need to grow and...

Christ Paid the Debt of Our Sin

“Since God desired to save us and since we could not pay the debt of sin ourselves, He in His mercy decided to do so Himself. Two thousand years ago, Jesus Christ, the incarnate God, came to die on the cross to pay the debt for our sin. Having no sin Himself, He alone was qualified to die this substitutionary death. His death, being reckoned by God as ours, was acceptable to God, and He raised...

What It Means to Deal with Our Past as Christians

Have you ever felt like something is hampering your progress as a Christian? Do you feel as if you’re being held back? Could something from your old life be keeping you from going forward? Before we were saved, every one of us had a past life. We committed many sins, and our life as unbelievers included things that weren’t pleasing to God. But praise the Lord, when we’re born again, the blood of...

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