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Category Archives: doctrine
I do not devote much time at all to debating the various systematic theologies. See the rationale for this in the questions asked below. But occasionally I am approached with a question. I try to deal with it briefly and … Continue reading
IF THERE ARE OBJECTIVE BIBLE DOCTRINES WHY DO CHURCHES HAVE DIFFERENT BELIEFS? WHY DON’T ALL CHURCHES BELIEVE THE SAME THING?
There is not one magic bullet to resolve this question. Here are just some factors as I see it. First, we do well to avoid what let’s call the perfection snare. If all do not believe that the earth … Continue reading
“As you read the epistle of James, you discover that these Jewish Christians were having some problems in their personal lives and in their church fellowship. . . . difficult testings, temptations to sin . . . catering to the … Continue reading
The key to understanding these two concepts better for me at least leans on the term ‘ limited delegation of responsibility.’ We ll? The boss delegates limited responsibility to them. (1) These two concepts of God’s sovereignty and human … Continue reading
We are commanded to worship and glorify Jesus many times. Where are the verses to praise Mary? Worship Mary? Glorify Mary? In New Testament days it was normal for girls to be virgins until marriage. Mary was not unique in … Continue reading
Why does the Bible devote so much space to the same basic issues including: Person/Work of Christ, sin, redemption, godly living?
Blades get dull over time. Likewise the Church can lose its edge, it vision, over time. Every twenty years the next generation needs to be sharpened, retooled. “The Puritans talked of revival, visitation, awakening. . . .Founder George Mason talked … Continue reading
Why deny the doctrine of original sin when it is the only doctrine that can be proved by reading the morning newspaper? -Erwin Lutzer quoting G. K. Chesterton
“If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.” (Galatians 1.9). Eternal truth is stable. It does not change. These false gospels, these liberal theologies, change continually. They are not stable, … Continue reading