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The Bible Is Wisdom

This is part fourteen of a sixteen part series, “The Bible Is“. One of the old stereotypes concerning the Bible is that it is full of useful sayings and good advice.  Although it is true that all Scripture “is profitable … Continue reading

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O come let us adore him

O Come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant, O come ye, O come ye to Bethelehem; Come and adore him, born the King of angels. For weeks we have repeated the Bible’s final prayer: “Even so, come Lord Jesus.”  We … Continue reading

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What is the human condition? – summarizing Articles 9-14

These six Articles of faith set out the basic groundwork for a biblical theology of salvation.  Before getting to the question of what Christ has done for us, it first must be established what need there is for salvation, and … Continue reading

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Love’s Limits

As Christians we talk about love quite a lot.  Love the Lord your God – that’s the first and great commandment.  Love your neighbor as yourself – that’s the second.  Love is the fulfillment of the Law.  Perfect love casts … Continue reading

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10 Signs you’re on a “spiritual” ego trip

I recently came across an interesting little article with a slightly rougher title than that of this blog post: http://highexistence.com/10-spiritual-bypassing-things-people-total-bullshit/ It seems to have been written from a sort of New Age perspective.  Much of its warnings, however, can be … Continue reading

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Article 10: Free Will

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 10 states: X. Of Free-Will The condition of Man after the fall of Adam is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own … Continue reading

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Article 9: Original Sin

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 9 states: IX. Of Original or Birth-sin Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the … Continue reading

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