Diagnosis: Dead. Remedy: New Birth.

The title of this post is a subheading from John Piper’s book Finally Alive (for a PDF version of this book click here). Why the new birth? Here are ten descriptions of our condition apart from the new birth: Apart from the new birth, we are dead in trespasses and sin (Ephesians 2:1-2). Apart from the new birth, we are…

What is exactly is conversion?

Here’s five principles from J. Mack Stiles’ book Marks of the Messenger on biblical conversion that must be understood which were very instructive: Conversion is required: Romans 16:5 (1st converts in Asia); Acts 15:3 (joyful report of conversions); John 3:3 (Jesus made it clear that you can’t enter into the Kingdom of God [Jesus isn’t your…