Continually Sharpening

A theological blog by Janelle Zeeb

Articles About Heavenly Rewards

How Suffering Is Useful For Christians

There are some mysterious verses about suffering in the Bible, and how that suffering is possibly useful or even beneficial to Christians.

For example, in Romans 8:16-18 Paul writes:

"The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs …


Avoid Comparing Your Ministry or Gifts With Others

As we begin the new year, we often take time to reflect on what we've done the past year, and what we hope to do in the upcoming year.

I end up thinking not just about my career or studies, but also about how I've been doing in using all …


Purgatory for Protestants?

I've come across something strange in several books I've read. Certain Protestant authors are actually considering the idea of purgatory as legitimate, and even advocating for it to be included as a part of Protestant eschatology.

It's because, they say, some Christians die who are not yet holy enough for …