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Got Faith?

Sitting in traffic the other day, I saw once again the bumper sticker “Got Faith?”   It’s catchy, in a way, and in this age of sound bites, I can guess why people find it useful.  Perhaps it’s a good discussion [Read More]

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Is This a Morally Defensible Worldview?

 I usually don’t watch the news but last week I couldn’t stay away from the “Anthony Weiner for Mayor” story as it exposed issues of sexting and extra marital affairs.  Even mainstream secular news outlets seemed disgusted by a man [Read More]

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Were We Designed By God To Sin?

Non-believers have a hard time understanding why God would be angry with his creation. Why would God want to punish us at all, let alone for all eternity, for simply being what he made us to be? After all, they [Read More]

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We Don’t Need To Know How God Created To Know That He Did

Scientific discoveries like the Big Bang give support to the Christian position that God created the universe. Nonetheless, the atheist will often challenge the believer by deriding such acknowledgement of God as primitive or foolish. Often, the skeptic will use [Read More]

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Human Depravity: A Lost Christian Doctrine

written by Aaron Brake “If the case be such indeed, that all mankind are by nature in a state of total ruin,…then, doubtless, the great salvation by Christ stands in direct relation to this ruin, as the remedy to the [Read More]

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What, Me Worry?

Alfred E. Neumann, the famous face of Mad Magazine for many decades, popularized this slogan. While he wasn’t referring to the question of salvation, this saying does seem to describe the way many people view that question today. Yes, there [Read More]

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Why Salvation Is Not Graded on a Curve

Most people today seem to think they are doing “good enough” when it comes to pleasing God.  In fact, they seem confident that if there is a God, He will have no difficulty in seeing their “goodness” and welcoming them [Read More]

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When Is “Good” Good Enough?

Your son walks in, test paper in hand. You glance over and wince, seeing the big “60” in red ink at the top. “Don’t worry,” he says, “I did good on this test.” You ignore the faulty grammar. One problem [Read More]

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Can we be Objective when Examining the Bible?

We would all like to think that we can be objective when researching or examining a topic but, can we be objective if the topic has implications toward our current worldview? If we were reading about historical battles by Alexander [Read More]

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