What are Good Works? Good works are actions that God wants us to do. Good works do not save us (Eph. 2:9), but if you are saved you will want to do good works. The only works that save a sinner are the works of Jesus Christ. Because of His works, those who are forgiven obey … More Theology for Kids: What are Good Works?
There are two extremes when it comes to spiritual growth. “Let go and let God!” or “God has done His bit, now do your bit”. There are those who say that that God does it all, and others say that we do it all. In his book The Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges begins with … More The Growing Christian (2 Pet. 1:3-11)
Romans 13 provides practical commands concerning the believer’s responsibility to the governing authorities (13:1-7), to the Law of God (13:8-10), and in light of the Second Coming of Christ (13:11-14). This can be summarised by three key words: submission, service, and salvation.
In the previous chapter Paul said, “sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace” (Romans 6:14). How does this account for the struggle every believer has with sin? In Romans 7 we learn what it means for the believer to be free from the Law and how … More The Struggle with Sin (Romans 7:1-25)
In this chapter Paul responds to two objections that are raised. Paul responds to both of them by saying “By no means!” (6:1 and 6:15). The first objection is raised in verse 1 and is then answered in detail in verses 2-14. The second is raised in verse 15, and it is answered in verses … More The New Master (Romans 6:1-23)