Holding to Truth

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

12 Great Matters We’d Miss If There Were No Resurrection

12 great matters we'd miss if there were no resurrection

  “No resurrection of the dead?!”   This was one of the most damaging and destructive heretical sayings circulating among the Corinthian believers at the time the apostle Paul wrote his first epistle to them (around A.D. 59). In confronting the saying of no resurrection, Paul said in 1 Corinthians 15:12-14, 12 But if Christ is […]

What is Consecration in the Bible and Why Should You Consecrate Yourself to the Lord?

What is Consecration in the Bible?

Are you a newly saved believer, looking for the way to follow the Lord in your Christian life?  Consecration is the gate and this post will point you to the entrance. Are you a lover of Jesus desiring to go deeper in your relationship with Him?  A proper consecration is vital to your personal relationship […]

How Christ Becomes Wisdom to Us from God as Righteousness, Sanctification and Redemption

Have you ever felt short of wisdom to live your human life? I know I have.  Whether in our personal life, marriage life, family life or professional life, we often sense a lack. But as believers, the Bible brings us the good news that “Christ became wisdom to us from God.” But how can Christ become wisdom […]

What are saints according to the Bible?

What are saints according to the Bible?

What are “saints” according to the Bible? Have you ever considered this question? In the introduction to the book of Romans Paul greeted the receivers of his letter saying, “To all who are in Rome, beloved of God, the called saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Rom. […]

How Christ Crucified Becomes God’s Power and God’s Wisdom to Us

How is Christ crucified God's power and God's wisdom to us?

  How can “Christ crucified” become God’s power and God’s wisdom to us? Does it sound like a strange prescription for the problems in your Christian life? It probably does to many of us. Yet, this was exactly what the apostle Paul prescribed for the problems among the Corinthian believers…and for us as well. The book of Corinthians is an […]

10 Practical Points on How to Pursue the Truth

12 Practical Points on How to Pursue the Truth

Are you looking for some practical help to enrich your Bible study, to show you how to pursue the truth in God’s word? If so,  I’d encourage you to keep reading. That’s because in this post I’ll  share with you ten practical points that I’ve found helpful in getting the most out of my own time studying God’s […]

21 Key Bible Verses Showing the Importance of Our Spirit

21 Key Bible Verses showing the Importance of our spirit

Many Holding to Truth readers have been attracted to this blog because of their interest in knowing the difference between the soul and spirit. I believe this seeking is from the Lord. That’s because knowing our spirit and the importance of our spirit is vital to carrying out God’s eternal plan. It is tragic that so many believers today […]

4 Reasons to Pursue the Truth in the Bible this Year

4 Reasons to Pursue the Truth in the Bible

As we begin this new year, I’d like to invite you to join us in holding to truth in love. I hope you’ll pursue the truth with us and make this a daily practice! It’s our purpose not only to present certain truths found in the Bible, but also to encourage you, our readers, to embrace pursuing the truth and holding to truth in love […]

Seeking a Spiritual New Beginning in the New Year?

How to have a spiritual beginning in the new year

Are you a believer seeking a spiritual new beginning in the new year? I hope so. Why?  Because God is a God of new beginnings—new days, new months, and new years. Genesis 1:14 says, “And God said let there be light-bearers in the expanse of the heaven to separate the day from the night, and let […]

Why is God the Trinity, the Father, Son and Spirit?

Why is God the Trinity - the Father, Son and Holy Spirit?

  Have you every wondered why the unique God revealed in the Bible is the Trinity—the Father, Son and Holy Spirit? If you thoughtfully read through the gospel of John, you can’t help but be impressed with the profound words of Jesus concerning His mysterious relationship with the Father and the Holy Spirit. But I’m afraid that […]