Articles Posted in the " christ " Category


  • A Big Post-Conference Question

    A Big Post-Conference Question

    The Conference on Theology in Manila featuring Dr. Michael Horton enlightened many Filipino believers on what exactly are these Reformed “doctrines of grace,” and how these are different from evangelicalism’s doctrine of salvation.



  • Will the Real Temple Please Stand?

    The New Testament says that Christ, the Church, and every believer fulfill the Old Testament temple today.
    The temple was a part of the Old Covenant and is obsolete. There is no temple in heaven; therefore, there is no temple in the age to come.





  • Roman Catholic (Mega)Church?

    Roman Catholic (Mega)Church?

    A friend, pastor of an evangelical church in Baclaran, Parañaque, Metro Manila, received a comment on his blog from a devotee of the Redemptorist Church in Baclaran. The comment has echoes of the evangelical mindset of big numbers and budgets as indicators of success and God’s blessing.


  • A Ruler and Shepherd Born in Bethlehem

    A Ruler and Shepherd Born in Bethlehem

    As you celebrate Christmas, remember that as a Christian, you have a King from Bethlehem who rules over your lives. Is Jesus the King of your lives? And as your Shepherd, do you know his voice when he calls you, and follow his commands as he leads you in your earthly pilgrimage?


  • The Origins of the Christ-Child

    The Origins of the Christ-Child

    Beneath Matthew’s genealogy is the story of God’s salvation plan through Abraham, David, and Christ. Notice that the record includes not only Jews, but also a few Gentiles, all of them women who had tarnished reputations. But as Paul says, all those who are Christ’s are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise (Gal 3:29).



  • A Psalm of Lament for Christmas

    A Psalm of Lament for Christmas

    This is why we celebrate Christmas. This is why we have joy at Christmas. This is why we could say with David, “My heart shall rejoice in your salvation!” This is why the angels in heaven rejoiced at the birth of Christ, because his birth was “good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”