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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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Remember When Jesus Forbid Church Hierarchy?

Posted on23. Sep, 2014 by .

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Church hierarchy is a clerical system which has been employed by the institutional Church throughout history, yet contrary to the teachings of Christ and the Apostles (Matt 20:25-26, 1st Peter 5:1-4) . And because there is so much history of the institutional Church employing a worldly hierarchical system, we now have ample evidence to recognize […]

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21 Ways Protestants Obey The Pope

Posted on19. Sep, 2014 by .

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The essential meaning of the term ‘Protestant’, comes from those who ‘protested’  the abused authority of the the Roman Pontiff.  But the Protestant Reformation only reformed so far; A fundamental element such as ‘Church Hierarchy’ was only watered down to a more subtle form of  hierarchy. Even those key elements which actually were reformed came […]

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The Abomination of Desolation – Standing in the Holy Place

Posted on30. Jul, 2014 by .

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The ‘abomination of desolation‘ is another point of bible prophesy surrounded with diverse interpretations. In Matthew 24, Jesus addresses an upcoming event of the ‘abomination of desolation,’ as spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place… Of course we know the ‘holy place’ Jesus was referring to is the Temple of God […]

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What Happened to the Historic Premillennial View and Historicism?…

Posted on25. May, 2014 by .

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Most have no idea what the Historic Premillennial view or Christian Historicism is anymore, though it was the prevailing view among the Protestant Reformers for three centuries, as well as the view of the pre-reformers like Huss and Wicliff; and still farther back with the remnant of bible-believers such as the Waldenses and Albigenses who […]

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Analysis of “The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty”

Posted on25. Apr, 2014 by .

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“The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty” is a significant piece of work which has had great impact upon the views of eschatology. Until this exegesis was disseminated among the Protestant Church, the prevailing Historic view of prophesy among the Protestant Reformers endured for about 300 years without being influenced by alternative doctrines. While […]

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Is Easter Related to the Pagan Goddess Ishtar-Ashtoreth?

Posted on18. Apr, 2014 by .

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Is Easter related to the pagan goddess Ishtar?  Variations of the same name, such as Astarte and Ashtoreth have direct etymological relation to Ishtar, as well as characteristic relation; But is Easter related in the same way? This question has set off a whirlwind of opinions mixed with some truths and speculations of diverse controversies.  This article […]

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The Rapture

Posted on02. Mar, 2014 by .

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The scriptures are clear that there will be such an event commonly referred to as the ‘Rapture’ upon the return of Christ – 1 Thessalonians 4:17. The word rapture comes from the Greek word ‘arpagesometha‘, which translates to ‘caught up’, or ‘taken with’. Most bible readers acknowledge this upcoming event, but there is division regarding […]

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The ‘Little Horn’ of Daniel Part 2

Posted on23. Feb, 2014 by .

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In The ‘Little Horn’ of Daniel Pt 1, we defined some of the main keywords used within ‘prophesy language’ in order to understand what is meant by certain symbolic words like ‘beast’ and ‘horn’.  We will now need to address another form of prophesy language while analyzing the next recurrence of the ‘little horn’ in […]

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