Words have power. They can hurt and they can bless. But the power of words reaches much further than the impact they make on our emotions. Our words have supernatural power—power that changes circumstances and shapes destinies. In fact, it is our unique ability to choose and speak words that distinguishes man from the rest … Continue reading Why a Biblical Positive Confession Matters
The New Testament associates many benefits with salvation, with faith, with obedience, and with repentance. The following list puts into perspective just how much the New Testament also says about the role of baptism. Many of the things here, which are clearly linked to baptism in the passages listed, cannot be explained outside of the … Continue reading 20 Truths of Baptism
The Sinner's Prayer as a Substitute for Biblical Baptism For the first fifteen hundred years of Christianity, baptism was viewed by Christians as the mechanism for receiving Christ and the remission of sins. It was the entrance into a covenant relationship with God through Christ. Baptism placed the repentant believer in contact with the death, … Continue reading Is the Sinners Prayer in the Bible?
Paul addressed why women were forbidden from teaching the assembly (church) in the following passage: 1 Timothy 2:8-15 8 I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting; 9 in like manner also, that the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation, not with braided … Continue reading Women’s Role in 1 Timothy 2:8-15
By Wayne Jackson The notion has long been prevalent in sectarian circles (and is growing in the church of the Lord) that there are no sexual distinctions to be observed in Christ. The claim is made that Paul, in Galatians 3:28, abolished sexual differences so that men and women may function in identical capacities in public … Continue reading In Christ – Neither Male nor Female
So, it’s now October 2019 and some months since I wrote the piece about makeup, these are my reflections on the changes I have noticed. It is incredible liberating to no longer wake up and leave time to put on my makeup. I have extra time to pray if I so wish, I am no … Continue reading Benefits of Being You and Loved by God
By Tim Warner Copyright © The Pristine Faith Restoration Society The Pristine Faith Restoration Society believes that the foundational philosophies for discovering God's truth of the Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Churches are all seriously flawed. We realize that every Christian organization and denomination claims to hold to the original Christian Faith. But, with the extensive variety of … Continue reading Philosophy and Methodology for Understanding Scripture
In order to grow spiritually and be more like Jesus we need to change the way we think. It is our thoughts that dictate our actions and what we say. We all have learnt bad habits before becoming a disciple of Jesus (Christian). Living in a fallen world we are bombarded with information from numerous … Continue reading Renewing the Mind is not Optional but Essential
What is love? Everybody seems to believe that love is a good thing. However, not all agree what is love. Is love that warm touchy-feely feeling a person has when he is with a familiar person? According to the Bible, love is caring in action. Love isn't what we feel, but what we do. Introduction … Continue reading What is Love as Defined by the Bible?
When we become Christians, we automatically become involved in a vast spiritual war that spans both heaven and earth. Furthermore, our most powerful and dangerous enemies are a kingdom of evil angels whose headquarters are in the heavenlies. In His wisdom and mercy God has provided us with all the weapons that we need to … Continue reading The Weapons of Our Warfare