Category Archives: doctrine

Why does the Bible not command us to praise and worship Mary along with Jesus?

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

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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

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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

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Paul Warned Against False Gospels, Bad Theology

“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

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Of Swans And Moonbeams

 Sparkle gave an “I love you” message for heaven to an swan to deliver. . The swan headed up towards heaven but ran into a mutant alien and stopped to chat. They walked on moon beams til they perchanced found … Continue reading

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Are Liberal Theologies Typically Stable Or Transient?

Liberal theologies often seem short-lived, faddish. Are they  grounded in God’s Word or man’s endless opinions?   Here is one list of many of them. Since around 1900 non-orthodox theories and gospel alterations  include: “[Social Gospel], Neo-orthodoxy, Demythologization . . . … Continue reading

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Who Is An Overcomer? -Rev 2.26

Who Is An Overcomer? -Rev 2.26 I was asked by a lay minister which I co-labor with about  the importance of Rev 2.26: “And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power … Continue reading

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Liberalism’s Endless Theologies

Liberal theologies often appear to be short-lived, faddish, unstable. They are like city buses, one comes by every few minutes, headed in a different direction. Here is one list of many of them. Since around 1900 non-orthodox theories and gospel … Continue reading

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Is Christianity A Slaughterhouse Religion?

Slaughterhouse Religion? Commentary by Roger Oakland www.understandthetimes.org The heart and core of the Christian faith is the gospel of Jesus Christ according to the Scriptures. This foundational belief is under attack by many who are considered to be leaders of … Continue reading

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The Violence of Old Testament Animal Sacrifices

Last night I had a fellow ask me about the violence caused by the Old Testament animal sacrifices. At times hundreds and even many thousands of oxen or sheep were offered up to God. (2 Chrn 7.1-5). Several points come … Continue reading

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