Category: Doctrine

What is the Gospel?

I read many blogs and news sites. Political, conservative, liberal, theological, atheist, science, and more. It’s important to be well-rounded and consider ideas from different views you might not have considered before. In doing so, I…

3 Things God Can’t Do

Wait a minute, God is all-powerful and all-knowing, so he can do anything, right? It turns out that’s not true — some things God can’t do. The problem comes from thinking all-power means the ability to do anything. To use the philosophical argument: Can God create a rock so big he can’t move it?

Matthew 13 Kingdom Parables and the Church

The parables in Matthew 13 have been misunderstood. Using a few basic principles, and the idea Jesus tells us what some of them mean, shed light on the rest. But be warned, you may not like what you read.

Doctrinal Mistakes can be Deadly

Some disputes over doctrine are petty and disruptive, but we must agree on the major issues or you don’t have Christianity. If someone is confused on sin, the Gospel, salvation, Jesus, Hell, and so on, they’re not really Christians at all, even if they can spout the lingo at church potlucks.

The Meaning of Easter

I read a *lot* of blogs of all types, but one thing catching me by surprise was a number of people on a liberal Christian blog saying they didn’t like Easter, were depressed, didn’t celebrate it,…

3 Types of Law

It’s easy to confuse the law, Law, and LAW. Worse, not everyone uses the same capitalization, so when you see someone talking about law, you must think — which law are they talking about? Normally the context makes clear, but Law and LAW frequently are used interchangeably, and that’s not correct.

Liberal Christianity Defined

What exactly is liberal Christianity?

The Secret of Solving Gender Issues in the Church

In regards to gender roles (men and women and their function in the church), two ideas frequently pop up. Unfortunately, both are quite wrong.

Tragedy Resulting From Incorrect Biblical Views

It’s truly sad when someone receives improper teaching on the Bible, and rejects God because of it.

Phony Scholarship - Was the New Testament Forged?

So-called scholars believe the New Testament was forged. Do their ideas hold up to common sense?

Eternal Security vs Losing Salvation

Can you lose your salvation? The tension between eternal security and losing salvation continues, however, it's a surprisingly easy to solve problem.

The Heresy of Replacement Theology

Replacement theology is a heresy as some promote the Jews no longer have a part in God's plan.

Buzzword Bingo: Calvinism and Arminianism

Perhaps after losing salvation one of the more heated discussion involves Calvinism and Arminianism, or simply predestination versus free will — did God choose me or did I choose Him?

Christians and Government: Romans 13

Christians and how they should respond to government is an area frequently misunderstood, especially around Romans 13.

The Trinity Part I

One concept causing problems for new believers and various other groups is the concept of the trinity.

Does Your Pastor Accept the Bible?

Many “pastors” live as all sham and no wow as the churches they pastor exist as Christian in name only. Many deny the virgin birth, reality of hell, resurrection of Jesus, His return, judgment, and so on.

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