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Church Leadership Defined in 5 Verses | 1 Peter 5

Posted on03. Jun, 2017 by .

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Church Leadership has taken many different directions contrary to the teachings of Christ & the Apostles. Though a great precedence for a worldly leadership structure has been set by mainstream Christianity, there is no justification for departing from the New Testament precedence, as those faithful followers of Christ are bound to such preeminent precepts as […]

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Works of Faith and the Work of Atonement

Posted on16. Jan, 2017 by .

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                    Let us first distinguish between works of faith –and– the work of atonement; These two distinct type of works is exactly what so many fail to differentiate. And it’s this very failure to distinguish between the two that defaults to a gravely flawed view of […]

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A More Balanced View Than the Extremes of Calvinism and Arminianism

Posted on16. Nov, 2015 by .

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Calvinism and Arminianism is an age-old schism within the Church of which many Christians are under the impression that these two views are the only two possibilities which pertain to the doctrine of election, with no alternate view. Each view appeals to scripture to substantiate its point, but each view takes its point to an extreme […]

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Spiritual Warrior | Knowing Our Enemy

Posted on08. Nov, 2015 by .

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In the first part of this discourse, Lessons from the Greatest Spiritual Warrior, I mentioned how many Christians are rather daunted by the concept of spiritual warfare, and even to some degree in denial about it, and therefore neglect the matter. It it absurd to think we could actually live by the radical truth of the […]

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Lessons from the Greatest Spiritual Warrior

Posted on27. Oct, 2015 by .

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Spiritual warfare is a basic reality of life in Christ, yet a reality many Christians are  daunted by, and even in some degree – in denial about. I will not attempt to sugar-coat this heavy aspect of the Faith, but I will endeavor to display how we may be genuinely victorious in our spiritual battles; […]

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Examining the So-called “Seat of Peter” by Examining the Example of Peter

Posted on01. Oct, 2015 by .

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The “Seat of Peter”, as called by Catholic Tradition, denoting to the “Holy See”, otherwise known as the Papacy, has been claimed by the Popes to justify their authority – as believed to be the succession of “Peter’s Throne”. There are many extra-biblical traditions of the Roman Church which have evolved into endless Papal Canons […]

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The Two Beasts | Revelation 13

Posted on20. Sep, 2015 by .

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John’s vision of the two beasts of Revelation 13 has vital continuity from Daniels vision of the four beasts in Daniel 7. As John’s vision expounds upon the same theme of Daniel’s vision, it is of the utmost importance to first understand Daniel’s vision, which serves as the basis for John’s vision of the two […]

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We’re All Born That Way

Posted on11. Jul, 2015 by .

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There’s been much controversy about why homosexuals happen to have the sexual orientation they do;  The prevailing view being – “they were born that way” – and the religious version of the same idea is – “God made them that way”. Well I can’t agree with the latter, but definitely with the former, and here […]

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Foundation of the Gospel

Posted on08. Jul, 2015 by .

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Below are four basic principles repeated throughout the scriptures – which sets the foundation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ: LAW 1 ~ WE ARE NATURAL BORN SINNERS (the grim truth) “…The  LORD  God commanded the man (Adam) saying, “From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good […]

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Principles of Biblical Interpretation

Posted on10. Jun, 2015 by .

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Hermeneutics is a fancy term used to define the principles of biblical interpretation. Just like learning a language, there are principles of grammar which need to be understood and properly implemented in order to do so. Thus, biblical interpretation is an art & a science. The fundamental principle of biblical interpretation is ‘context’. Considering the […]

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