Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Simplicity of Christ

In 2 Cor. 11:3, the apostle Paul says that he doesn’t want our minds to be “destroyed” from the simplicity of Christ. You have to be careful about making too much of Greek definitions, but in 2 Cor. 11:3, I … Continue reading

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Platform 9 3/4: The Roman Catholics’ Nine and Three-Quarter Commandments

I’m not sure how many of you know that the Roman Catholics have a different ten commandments than the Protestants, but they do. I was raised Catholic, and I was stunned when I found out that “Thou shalt not make … Continue reading

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The Praise of the Brethren

Every morning at work, except Mondays, our whole warehouse–about 20 people–gets together to sing a couple songs and give some quick encouragement for the day. We take 15 or 20 minutes, but it’s incredibly refreshing. Last week, a sister had … Continue reading

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Why Believe? Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?

I heard a song on the radio announce that Jesus had conquered the grave. Did he really? That’s an extraordinary claim, don’t you think? Do we really believe that a man got up out of the grave and never entered … Continue reading

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Christian Unity: Practical Issues Worth Arguing Over

I was asked in a comment about practical issues worth arguing over.  Some of those are addressed at the doctrine page on my new church history web site. The practical issues that are worth arguing over are . . . … Continue reading

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Eternal Security: Can a Christian Fall Away?

I don’t believe in “once saved, always saved”; however, yesterday I read an argument for eternal security which supported what I do believe. This post is not an argument for or against eternal security (at least not primarily). As usual, … Continue reading

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