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Staying Within Proper Theological Boundaries

Staying Within Proper Theological Boundaries

In the formative years of the Christian Ekklēsia (“Church”)1 synods (councils) were convened in response to doctrinal controversies and other matters needing refinement. Those synods gaining acceptance in the Ekklēsia at large became known as ecumeni…

What exactly is faith in Jesus Christ?

What exactly is faith in Jesus Christ?

Common Christian doctrine is that salvation is granted by God’s grace through faith/believe in Jesus.

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16

This is real Pentecostal faith!

This is real Pentecostal faith!

This is real Pentecostal faith! Byron Benefield [02/28/2015 10:21 AM]http://www.pentecostalgold.com/B_H_Clendennen.htm Pentecostal Theology [02/28/2015 3:03 PM]The whole idea of “The School of Christ” as well…

Vengeance Is Not for Us, Rejoicing Is.

Vengeance Is Not for Us, Rejoicing Is.

As the times grow ever more, uh, ‘challenging’, take time to reflect. Like medicine for the soul, reading and reflecting upon the Psalms can have a calming effect. It can be cathartic. I’m sure it was for David as he was writing at least some of his. T…

Wolves of Faith :: By C. Gray Adams

Wolves of Faith :: By C. Gray Adams

Many false teachers have crept into the church since the time of its inception. Throughout the last two thousand years, numerous attempts have been made to pervert the truth of Scripture. Each attempt failed or succeeded because of the ability of the audience to discern the error involved in the message brought by those in […]

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Whose faith is the subject of Hebrews 11:11?

Whose faith is the subject of Hebrews 11:11?

Πίστει καὶ αὐτὴ Σάρρα δύναμιν εἰς καταβολὴν σπέρματος ἔλαβεν καὶ παρὰ καιρὸν ἡλικίας, ἐπεὶ πιστὸν ἡγήσατο τὸν ἐπαγγειλάμενον (Hebrews 11:11, Westcott and Hort)

The traditional translation of Hebrews 11:11 implies that it was (at least…

Contending For Faith

Contending For Faith

Contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints. Jude 1:3   1. Contend implies we have a fight…

Romans 4: Abraham Made Righteous by Faith :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Romans 4: Abraham Made Righteous by Faith :: By Dr. Donald Whitchard

Romans 4:1-4, Genesis 17:10, Isaiah 57:12, Galatians 2:16, Ephesians 2:8-9, Titus 3:4-5, Matthew 7:22-23 Summary: Paul reminds his fellow Jews that it was not the Law that made them righteous before God. Abraham did not have the Law but was a role model of a relationship with God through faith. The Law is a guide […]

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