The word regeneration denotes the new birth which brings new life to the soul. The necessity of this doctrine was especially articulated by Jesus Christ in His conversation with Nicodemas. Christ’s emphasis was that regeneration is a spiritual work in which man is passive, because he is flesh. Only the Holy Ghost can effect such a spiritual change in the life of the sinner.
Tell me thou art mine O Saviour,
Grant me an assurance clear;
Banish all my dark misgivings,
Still my doubting, calm my fear.
We do well to consider the wise men of Israel carefully because their words, inspired by the Holy Spirit, have much to teach us in the 21st century.
The bible is an eyewitness account of historical events of such magnitude that they have literally shaped the world in which we live. via Why Is the Bible So Important? — GODINTEREST – Christian blog covering faith, culture and life
Suffering pain and tragedy? Asking questions – Why? This message is for YOU. WHat a blessing!! More than history. Applied theology. Christ All Sufficient.
As the one who represented us in His perfect humanity, Christ’s relationship with the Spirit has much to teach us about our need of the Holy Ghost. He possessed the Spirit as a man for us, so that we could enjoy the Spirit also
Critique of Luther’s famous work “Of The Babylonian Captivity of the Church” : “Never before in one thousand years had anyone dared to claim that it was legitimate for the true Church to operate outside Papal authority.”