Holding to Truth

holding to truth in love for the building up of the Body of Christ

What’s the Real Meaning of the Birth of Jesus?

What does the birth of Jesus Christ mean to you? Who was that baby born in the manger in Bethlehem? It’s really a mystery worth considering. Many people may regard His birth as an historical event, but with little thought as to, “What is the real meaning of the birth of Jesus Christ?” Using Charles Wesley’s classic hymn, “Hark the herald angels […]

Redemption, Regeneration and How They Relate in Your Experience

Redemption and regeneration—they’re two of the most important words in the experience of God full salvation. Why are they so important? It’s because they’re the foundation for many progressive experiences bringing us on to full growth in Christ. But first, do we understand what redemption and regeneration mean? Second, do we understand how they’re related in our experience? Third, do we realize […]

Podcast: How You Can Know That You Are Saved

By God's Word you can know you are saved

“How can you know that you are saved?” This was the question that came up in my heart as a young Christian and one that I believe troubles many just like it troubled me. I knew that the Bible says that if someone believes in the Lord Jesus they will be saved and have eternal life. But I […]

Why Using Your Spirit is Crucial to God’s Eternal Purpose

Using your spirit to fulfill God's eternal purpose

Your spirit is absolutely vital to your Christian life! But it is even more crucial in fulfilling God’s eternal purpose or plan. Without knowing your spirit, your salvation may be just a fact, with little personal experience or practical reality. But by knowing your spirit, you have: 1.  The reality of being born again or regenerated—born of […]

Why Knowing Your Spirit is Vital to Your Christian Life

  Do you ever feel like there is something missing in your Christian life?  You know you’re on the “highway” through your faith in Christ. Yet, you’re missing the key to make the “car” of your Christian life drive toward its destination. That missing key is your spirit! But what is your spirit and how can you know it? I hope that […]

What’s the Difference between Sanctification and Transformation?

What are sanctification and transformation?  What’s the difference between these two aspects of God’s saving work? And how can you experience sanctification and transformation in your daily Christian life? By considering these questions you will be equipped with the truth of God’s Word and better able to experience and grow in your Christian life. First, we need to see the […]

14 Words to Enrich Your Fellowship with Jesus

Pray to fellowship with Jesus

Do you ever find it difficult to pray? Do you sense a lack of genuine fellowship with Jesus when you do? I know there are times that I feel that way…and I’m sure that I’m not alone. I believe that most believers experience some difficulty in entering into personal fellowship with the Lord Jesus. We just don’t know […]

Best Bible Verses on the Trinity in 12 Aspects

As believers in Christ, it can be challenging to present our faith…especially when it comes to a topic as profound as the divine Trinity. We may think that such a topic is just  for theologians, for people who have special training in the teachings of the Bible. However, Paul, in 1 Timothy 2:4, said, “Our Savior God who desires all men […]

How to be Filled with Real Faith in Jesus Christ

How to be filled with faith in Jesus Christ

 Have you ever asked yourself, “How can I have real  faith in Jesus Christ?”  As believers in Christ, we know that the Christian life is a life of faith. Second Corinthians 5:7 tells us clearly, “For we walk by faith not by appearance.” But in our daily life, we often find ourselves sinking on a stormy sea. We’re like Peter who stepped […]

Where will our spirit and soul go after our body dies?

Garden walkway by Terry Ballard at morguefile

Have you ever asked yourself this question, “Where will our spirit and soul go after our body dies? If so, you’re not alone. Some Holding to Truth readers of  our  post, “What is the Difference Between the Spirit and the Soul of Man?” have asked this and related questions in the comments. In response to these readers’ questions, and for others who share […]