Are the 10 Commandments Upheld in the New Testament?

Are all of the TEN COMMANDMENTS upheld in the New Testament? The answer is yes, most definitely. To prove this, consider what Jesus Christ taught concerning the commandments and see the chart at the bottom showing where each of the 10 Commandments is addressed in the New Testament. Jesus Christ consistently upheld the 10 Commandments as given in the Old … [Read more…]

Eskatologie deur Gerhard Ebeling

Artikel deur: Ignatius W.C. van Wyk (Department of Church History, University of Pretoria, South Africa – This article presents the eschatology of the German theologian Gerhard Ebeling (1912–2001). Concentration falls on his views on death and life after death. Only a selection of his writings has been used for this article (originally a paper … [Read more…]

Peter’s First Letter to Christians in a Pagan Society – 12 (“The Resurrection Triumph”)

  SCRIPTURE READING 1 Pet 3:19-22 ‘’ 19 in which[a] he went and proclaimed[b] to the spirits in prison, 20 because[c] they formerly did not obey, when God’s patience waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being prepared, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were brought safely through water. 21 Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of … [Read more…]

Calvinism and Evangelism

One of the joyful challenges I face in maintaining this blog is answering the questions of Christians who are wrestling with issues related to Reformed theology. I receive many questions from people who are new to the doctrines of grace or who are fighting through them for the first time. I try to answer as … [Read more…]

Peter’s 1st Letter to Christians in a Pagan Society-11
(“The Atonement as our example’’)

(Sermon by Athi Mgqibelo at 3Rivers Baptist church-21/02/2021) 1. SCRIPTURE READING1 Pet 3:18 (ESV) “For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit,” 2. INTRODUCTIONWe are still going forward with the first book of … [Read more…]

Peter’s 1st Letter to Christians in a Pagan Society – 10 (“Our Conduct as a Church”)

[Message: Kobus van der Walt (Three Rivers Baptist Church – 14 February 2021)] SCRIPTURE READING: 1 Pet.3:8-17 (ESV) ~ “Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. 9 Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this … [Read more…]

Peter’s 1st Letter to Christians in a Pagan Society – 09 (“Submission in the Home – Duties of a Husband”)

        [Message: Kobus van der Walt (Three Rivers Baptist Church – 07 February 2021)] INTRODUCTION: We looked at 1 Pet.3:1-7 last week and we emphasised the woman’s role in marriage. We saw that God declared that it was not good for man to be alone and therefore He made a helper for him … [Read more…]