In this key chapter in Genesis, God declares Abram/Abraham justified because of his faith in him, not because of any good works he did. We too are declared righteous on the same basis, by grace through faith in Christ.Read More
It’s vital to understand the uniquely Christian principle that we are not only saved by grace but also sanctified by grace. We’re spiritually bankrupt before God, and it’s only by His life in us that we grow up in Him.Read More
Knowing God involves both the heart and the mind. The ancient practice of sacred reading involves a process of moving from the mind to the heart through reading, meditation, prayer, and contemplation. This is the ninth part of Ken Boa’s “Devotional Spirituality” series.Read More
Dr. Boa explains the power Christians are able to access by putting on the armor of God. The five defensive and two offensive weapons enable the believer to stand firm against the schemes of the devil.Read More
What are the place and purpose of apologetics in the Christian faith? This is a PDF of slides for the first session in an apologetics seminar delivered by Ken Boa of Reflections Ministries in August 2016.Read More
This article borrows heavily from Walter Henrichsen’s A Layman’s Guide to Applying the Bible (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1978).
Of these four, the one most heavily emphasized in Scripture is application.
The Bible consistently emphasizes faith as a commitment to what God says—and acting on it. Those mentioned in Hebrews 11, often called the “Faith Hall of Fame” in Scripture, illustrate this definition of faith.Read More
Dr. Boa teaches about training for a spiritual mindset and becoming more aware of God and his invisible kingdom.Read More
Peter talks about the surprising power and gift of grace that comes upon us which overcomes adversity and suffering. When we keep an eternal perspective, God gives us peace, patience and comfort in a way that transcends the circumstances of life.Read More
Dr. Boa encourages us as Peter encouraged his readers to arm ourselves for adversity by keeping an eternal perspective in this temporal world. We want to treasure the not yet over the now even when this world presses in upon us. Biblical faith invites us to contextualize this brief earthly sojourn with the eternity of heaven.Read More