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Gospel Contradictions vs. the Power of the Gospel

I recommend to anyone that you go find those Gospel contradictions. You can find them better with a harmony of the Gospels, but if you want to keep your life, enjoy the world, and perish, you might want to find other reading. The Gospels will take your life, put you on a course against the pleasures of your body, and grant you a down payment, an escrow, on eternal life, the gift of the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

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Becoming a Christian

This is the Bible study on becoming a Christian that I sent to my (very small) mailing list at RebuildingTheFoundations.com. I think it is worth posting here as well. Becoming a Christian In previous Bible studies, we have talked about … Continue reading

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Living the Christian Life: Revelation and the Release of the Spirit

This post was inspired by an email I received. There’s no personal information in my response, but paragraphs that start with something like “If you’re going to fight for any teaching …” refer to points in the email I received. … Continue reading

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That the Body of Sin Might Be Done Away With

The following is a daily devotional written by my father-in-law, Robert Maynard (no, not the former mayor of Oakland, CA). He calls it “Verse of the Day” and he sends it some co-workers and family, though he tells me he’s … Continue reading

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Pleading for Sin and Pleading for Righteousness

A friend mentioned I hadn’t posted in nearly a month. I’ve been working on my book about the Council of Nicea. 10 chapters done, 1 chapter to write, and 9 to edit. I also have to edit the glossaries. I … Continue reading

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Born-Again Bible Reading: A Thought for Discussion

Parsimony destroys the entire fundamentalist system. It rips their most important doctrines to shreds. Continue reading

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Except a Man Be Born Again

Have you ever wondered if someone was really a Christian? You see regular signs that they’re not. Perhaps there’s a lack of interest in obeying Christ. Perhaps there’s situations where you wonder, “Can a Christian really be that mean on … Continue reading

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