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Christian basics

If you want to know what the Christian faith is about, this page gives you an overview of the most important themes.

Jesus become man

Why did Jesus have to become man?

The apostle John expressed a fundamental doctrine of Christianity: “the Word became flesh” (John 1:14). This great truth shows the great mystery, that the Second Person of the Trinity, that is, God the Son...

broken pottery

How has sin affected man?

When God created Adam, He gave him a command “You may surely eat of every tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die”...

Logos

Who or what is the “Logos”?

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1) The apostle John wrote the fourth gospel of the Bible. His goal was to show that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the...

already but not yet

What is “already but not yet”?

Biblical history is based on two ‘ages’, known as the present age and the age to come (Ephesians 1:21). Likewise, Scripture affirms that we are already enjoying some blessings of the age to come. That is, being in the...

What is sin

What is sin?

The Westminster Shorter Catechism and other confessions of faith define sin as “lack of conformity with or transgression of the law of God”. Therefore, it is necessary to know its essence based on biblical...

redemption

Did God have an eternal plan of redemption?

When I was at university and had an assignment to do with my fellow students, we always started planning our tasks, because drawing up a ‘plan’ reflects purpose, commitment and order. But what I want to...

Good Friday

Why is “Good Friday” good?

Christians all over the world celebrate “Good Friday”, the Friday just before Easter. On this day, we remember and commemorate how Jesus Christ suffered and died on the cross. This Friday is both the most horrible and...

Ten Commandments

What are the Ten Commandments?

When speaking about the Old Testament or about God’s will for humans, often the term “Ten Commandments” appears. But what is the meaning of these Ten Commandments and what are they about? Historical background The...

god-is-righteous

What does it mean that God is righteous?

Righteousness is a well known biblical word, not often used in normal language. To define it, let’s start with the beginning of the word – ‘right’. This word is very common in every day usage and has a positive...