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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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The Triunity of God

written and compiled by Aaron Brake Quick Facts The word “Trinity” refers to “Tri-unity” (three in one). The term comes from the Latin trinitas. The doctrine of the Trinity is a central doctrine of the Christian faith. “‘Central doctrines’ of [Read More]

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The Need for Creeds

The Bare Essentials We are about to examine the history and importance of “creeds” in the context of our Christian faith, but before we begin, humor me a bit and imagine the following story to be true… It’s wartime in [Read More]

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The Early Use of Creeds

What Are We Confessing? Throughout history, Christians have understood the importance of objective truth. Believers have always maintained that ‘faith’ is hinged upon the act of confessing the truth about God and the truth about Jesus. That’s why so much [Read More]

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Heresy and Orthodoxy

Heresy By Definition We are living at a time in history when more and more people are highly skeptical about the notion of objective truth. Is anything objectively (or absolutely) true, or is everything simply a matter of perspective and [Read More]

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Historic Heresies

It Was Bound to Happen Over the course of Christian History, sincere men have often found themselves on the wrong side of the truth. We know that in a world where objective truth DOES exist, each of us has an [Read More]

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Responding to Heresy

Responding to Heresy

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I (Doctrine of Man)

Who Am I? From ancient times, philosophers have tried to understand their place within the cosmos. Where does mankind fit within the universe? What is my role in all of this? Am I a good person? Do I matter? The [Read More]

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I Believe (The Doctrine of Salvation)

The Six Big Questions About Salvation Much has been said about the idea of Salvation. Think about it for a minute. All of us who consider the possibility of God’s existence will eventually come to the most important issue at [Read More]

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I Believe in God

Does It Make Sense? As a non-believer, one of the things that I had difficulty accepting was the notion that there could be a single God ruling the universe. As a naturalist, I could find NO example of singularity anywhere [Read More]

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And In Jesus Christ His Only Son Our Lord

Asking the Right Questions Over the millennia, seekers and believers have examined the person of Jesus in an effort to understand who He was, and what He said about Himself. Most of us, whether we are believers or not, come [Read More]

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He Will Come Again to Judge the Living and the Dead

Is There Some Way to Simplify All This? Few topics will divide the Christian community as quickly as the issue of “End Times” (known amongst theologians as the study of “eschatology”). Entire denominations have divided over the issue, and many [Read More]

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I Believe in the Holy Spirit

What Kind of “Spirit” Are We Talking About? It’s easy for us to make a simple statement such as the one found in he Apostle’s Creed (“We believe in the Holy Spirit”), if we simply fail to define who or [Read More]

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I Believe in… the Community of Saints

The First Community of Saints So far, our study of the Apostle’s Creed has helped us to understand some of the essential truths of the Christian Faith related to issues like the nature of God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. [Read More]

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