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The Differences Between Early Christianity and Modern Christianity

When I first read the early church fathers, I had one major question. I wanted to know what the churches believed about the Bible back when they all agreed with one another. This was critically important to me. I had … Continue reading

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Second Century Timeline

I was going to do a part 2 on my introduction to the Second Century Timeline. Restless Pilgrim, who has been a tireless follower of this blog, asked about quotes from Ignatius. He deserves a medal for tolerating me so … Continue reading

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Not Secretly and Not Deep Down

Long ago a deacon at a church I attended told me he’d like to get together with my wife and I. He couldn’t tell me what it was about, but he assured me it was spiritual. It sure was. It … Continue reading

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Differences Among the Apostles (Bible Interpretation)

I explained the purpose of this post in yesterday’s post. We tend to think of the Bible as one book. It’s not. “Bible” is from the Greek and Latin words for “books.” The books of the Bible were written by … Continue reading

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To Whom Will the Lord Not Impute Sin?

The apostle Paul tells us, “Blessed is the one to whom the Lord will not impute sin” (Rom. 4:8). I think we all would agree such a person is blessed! The question is, who is that person? I love the … Continue reading

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A Neat (and Biblical and Traditional) Story About Where Demons Came From

You really need to read the previous post so you’re caught up on why I’m telling you a story from the Book of Enoch and claiming it’s Biblical and historical. (But don’t tell anyone I told you because the stuff … Continue reading

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Electronic Church?

I read a very interesting paragraph in a blog by Lisa Miller, former religion editor of Newsweek. “When Bible study can be done on Facebook as easily as in the church basement, and a favorite preacher can teach lessons via … Continue reading

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Righteousness Is Its Own Reward

We will not require that you punish our accusers; they being sufficiently punished by their present wickedness and ignorance of what is right. ~Justin Martyr, c. A.D. 150 Yesterday my son, upon hearing that a fellow student had ignored a … Continue reading

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