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Spiritual Maturity: Advancing in Christ

Spiritual Maturity: Advancing in Christ

Christianity is more than being baptized in the faith and saved, it is an ever-evolving, constantly growing religious maturity in which the follower strives to disconnect with their former self and become more like Christ. “If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where …

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Sin: The Original Pandemic

Sin: The Original Pandemic

Sin can be thought of like a disease. The original sin began with Adam and Eve and infected God’s pure creation, unleashing a pandemic that has never been cured and still ravages all of humankind to this very day. Original sin = humankind’s original pandemic God created the world free …

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God’s Versus Mankind’s Wisdom

God’s Versus Mankind’s Wisdom

The more progress mankind makes, the more it leans upon its own wisdom and the farther it moves from God, yet humans aren’t any closer to solving basic problems and social ills. The Bible says there are two kinds of wisdom. Two kinds of wisdom in the world There are …

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Does Hell Actually Exist?

Does Hell Actually Exist?

Many theologians and religious scholars no longer believe that a place of eternal damnation called Hell exists. What is annihilationism? There’s a word in theological circles you may not have heard before –annihilationism. It is based on the idea that unrepentant sinners do not go to eternal damnation in Hell, …

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Is Individualism Hurting the Family?

Is Individualism Hurting the Family?

Individualism is a major part of the American fabric, but is this trend toward individuality separating us from spouses, children and extended relatives to the point of eradicating God’s plan for the family? The era of individualism Anthropologist Wade Davis in a piece for Rolling Stone titled “The Unraveling Of …

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What Jesus says about Marriage in the World to Come

What Jesus says about Marriage in the World to Come

Some of the most stunning teachings of the New Testament are those Jesus gives on marriage, where Jesus defines in intricate detail God’s view of marriage on earth and the how marriage will change in the world to come. Jesus defines earthly marriage According to associate professor of theology at …

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When Christians Behave Badly

When Christians Behave Badly

The Christian aim is to be kind, good, loving and supportive. But Christians are only mortal and not immune to human emotions that can cause them to crack under pressure, behaving badly despite knowing better. Here’s why. The goal of a Christian “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, …

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Demons and Disease in Biblical and Apocryphal Lore

Demons and Disease in Biblical and Apocryphal Lore

This week, demons and disease entered the national spotlight after President Donald Trump and his son Donald Jr. retweeted a viral video featuring Dr. Stella Immanuel, who also believes demons play a role in disease. Scientific worldview vs. religious worldview Before we get into any conversation about demons and disease, …

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The Importance of Forgiving Those Who Wrong Us

The Importance of Forgiving Those Who Wrong Us

One of the hardest things to do in life is to forgive someone who wrongs us, and the higher the level of wrongdoing, the more difficult, if not impossible forgiveness becomes. Yet, God demands we forgive others. Here’s why… A lesson in forgiveness from the life of Jesus Christ From …

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