The gospel is not about something we do but about what has been done for us, and yet the gospel results in a whole new way of life. This grace and the good deeds that result must be both distinguished and connected. The gospel, its results, and its implications must be carefully related to each... Continue Reading →
"Our testimonies should point to Jesus Christ and the transforming work He has done in our lives–not merely positive changes we have experienced. Jesus should be the hero of every testimony. The more clear we can be about Who He is and what He has done, the more impact our testimonies will have, and the more glory will go to Christ."
Dito sa gospel na 'to tayo tumatayo at mananatiling nakatayo. This is about persevering fatih. We believe in the gospel hindi lang sa simula, kundi hanggang sa katapusan. If you don't stand in the gospel, you will not stand at all. If you don't go deeper into the gospel, you will not go farther in the Christian life.
In our obedience we don’t pin our hope on better results. We don’t find satisfaction in church attendance. We don’t calibrate faithfulness to His word to an individual’s performance. Rather, we view obedience as a grateful response to God’s initiating love.
Steve Lawson in Manila and CDO, Tim Challies' words for pastors "knee-deep in immorality", free ebook by AW Pink, and some reminders about the gospel and the "self-love" movement.
Nais ng Diyos sa bawat isang tagasunod ni Jesus ang magtagumpay laban sa kasalanan at patuloy na lumago sa pananampalataya at pagkakatulad kay Jesus. Isa sa pinakamabisang paraang ginagamit niya para dito ay ang pakikipag-isa natin sa ilang mga kapatid natin kay Cristo para sa labang ito. Kailangan natin ang bawat isa sa labang ito.... Continue Reading →