The Origins of ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’

In the fourth century, a Christian monk named Evagrius Ponticus wrote down what’s known as the “eight evil thoughts”: gluttony, lust, avarice, anger, sloth, sadness, vainglory and pride. Evagrius wasn’t writing for a general audience. As an ascetic monk in the Eastern Christian church, he was writing to other monks about how these eight thoughts could interfere with their spiritual […]

On What Grounds Do Hindus Assert That The Soul Is Reborn?

Hindu religious texts authoritatively assert about the rebirth of the soul. After death, the physical body serves no purpose. It is consigned to the flames so that the five elements that constitute the body return to nature. However, the soul is immortal. According to Hindu spiritual belief, it is reborn. The Concept Of Rebirth There are innumerable instances when people […]

Lead Us Not Into Temptation, but Deliver Us From Evil.

Jesus spent 40 days in the desert being tempted by Satan. The latter presented everything we would ever want: our basic needs and even glory, yet Jesus did not budge, as He knew his identity in God. In Genesis 3: 1-7, we witnessed ‘The Fall’, the famous passage where the serpent tempted Adam and Eve. Keep that verse in mind; […]

Debauchery: No Sex Before Marriage. What Does The Bible Say?

In school, we learn about five main needs, namely food, water, shelter, clothing and air. In modern times, we could say that sex has become a necessity as well. People are always seeking sexual pleasures for various reasons. Premarital sex is something that instils guilt in believers. As we know, the Bible condemns sexual immorality and adultery. In this article, […]

Is There a Thing Called ‘Spiritual Debauchery’?

The word ‘debauchery’ is not unknown to us. Various times in the Bible, we are confronted with this word – do not indulge in lust, sexual immorality, alcoholism, foul language, or any rebellious manner. No, this list above is not the ‘must-haves’ of a successful party, far from it. But have you ever heard of ‘spiritual debauchery’? Most of the […]

Why Do I Have to Be Responsible for the Sin of Adam and Eve?

I don’t know what brings you here – whether you’ve started doubting your belief or whether your interest in this topic stems from your discipline as an atheist. Whatever the reason that brings you here, in my experience, I think something like 80 % of people, including Christians, have at some point wonder about this great question. Even though I […]

The Torn Veil: The Crucifixion of Christ

  From the parable of the sower to the apologue of the hidden treasure, Christianity consists of a wide range of biblical concepts. But, today we will have a look at the concept of the torn veil. Understand the Concept of the Veil To understand the veil that we will talk about, let us have a look first at Exodus […]

Christian Faith: God Is Our Provider

Philippians 4:6 tell us, “And my God will meet all my needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” As discussed in one of my previous blog articles, Christianity is not a religion but a relationship and one of the reasons is about how God is not only our creator but also our heavenly Father. And just […]