Dear BPCWAians, Continuing from last week, we will address a popular but erroneous concept of “good works” and also discuss our attitude in doing any work. 1) Market place good works.This is an increasingly popular but unbiblical concept. It is in effect works motivated by economic benefits. Promoted by what is known as the Faith and Work (or the Faith at Work) Movement, it began
Dear BPCWAians, Last week, we looked at the question of whether faith exists without works, and established that what the Bible teaches is that “faith without works is dead” (James 2:20). Genuine saving faith naturally bears forth fruit. However, while we teach and emphasize the need for good works in a believer’s life, we must also understand what kinds of “good works” are really not
Dear BPCWAians, The relationship between works and faith is a subject that has stirred much controversy in Christendom. This very topic prompted the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation, and continues to stir much debate in many Christian circles. Importantly, do you personally know if you were to die today, you will surely go to heaven? There are 2 extremes today – one is “I believe
Dear BPCWAians, Last week, we looked at various opportunities that are available for us to reach out to others with the gospel. Now that we are aware of the opportunities available for us to do evangelism, what do we do after the initial contact? The Purpose of Evangelism. Our mission must not merely be to deliver souls from hell. Our mission is to bring the
Dear BPCWAians, We talked about evangelism last week – why do we evangelise, how to evangelise and when to evangelise. Since the Great Commission is commanded for all believers, then it means that every worshipper must be a soul winner. Sadly, this has become the Great Omission instead. Evangelism is not an “elite spiritual” activity where only a “select few” are involved, but for everyone.