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Hell Is Not Separation from God

Michael Horton (Taken from the Gospel Coalition) Irresponsible speculation about hell has made discussing the doctrine considerably more difficult over the years. Whether it is vivid descriptions of Dante’s Inferno or revivalist “hellfire and brimstone” sermons, the impression is too often given … Continue reading

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No, ‘Saul the Persecutor’ Did Not Become ‘Paul the Apostle’

I keep coming across a “sticky” misconception that God (specifically, Jesus) changed the name of an important figure we now typically refer to as “Saint Paul.” In a recent sermon, I heard: “Just like Saul the persecutor can become Paul the apostle, God … Continue reading

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The Importance of Biblical Context What and Why?

Have you ever heard the phrase “biblical context?” Do you know what it means, and why it is important?Let me explain by using the example of A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens.  On page 141 it says, “So strange was the … Continue reading

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How Did the Apostles Die? What We Actually Know

Sometime around 33 AD, Jesus Christ was crucified for claiming to be the son of God. Shortly after, his followers said he had been resurrected, and they began preaching the gospel. This simultaneously sparked the movement that became Christianity and made … Continue reading

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An OLD Earth or A YOUNG Earth?

A CASE FOR AN OLD-EARTH (Article from Desiring God: https://www.desiringgod.org/) ABSTRACT: The book of Genesis was not written to teach us the age of the earth, and so it can legitimately support either a young-earth or an old-earth view. Evidence from … Continue reading

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If I Don’t Forgive, Will I Go to Hell?

Dear Roger, Christians said that if you believe Jesus died for your sins, is the son of God and if you believe in him, your sins are forgiven. However, Jesus said on the mount sermon that if you do not … Continue reading

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Is God restoring the offices of apostle and prophet in the church today?

The movement to restore the offices of apostle and prophet bases the claim that apostles and prophets are to be a part of the church on Ephesians 4:11-12. These verses say, “And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Know about Prayer

July 15, 2020by: Donald S. Whitney This article is part of the 10 Things You Should Know series. 1. Prayer is talking with God. It’s easy to complicate prayer. There is a place for detailed, theologically-precise definitions of prayer. I could write a … Continue reading

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What Would You Say to Someone Who Doesn’t Believe Jesus Is God?

Randy Alcorn writes: A blog reader asked, “What would you say to a sweet Christian friend who doesn’t believe that Jesus is God? She also disagrees with John 1:1 and says it is unclear in the Greek. But she is not a Jehovah’s … Continue reading

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What to say when someone asks for proof of God’s existence

Author David Robertson “There isn’t enough evidence.” It seems so reasonable. It’s what any sensible person would ask. Where is the evidence? Why should it be so difficult to believe in Christ?Hard core atheism, the belief that there is no God … Continue reading

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