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Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 30 2009

SOLA Scriptura versus Solo Scripture

Within the body of Christ, there is a misunderstanding of the difference between Sola Scriptura and Solo Scriptura. This may be due the desire to fully distance themselves from Roman Catholicism where in Roman Catholicism; it is taught that tradition is on par with scripture. Sola Scriptura means “by Scripture alone”. It is the belief …

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Jul 19 2009

What Is Truth?

I looked up the word ‘truth’ both in the dictionary and in a thesaurus. My thesaurus brought up the words “fact, reality, certainty” among others. The Encarta dictionary defines truth as “the thing that corresponds to fact or reality.” I can’t count how many times I have either read or heard that reality is really …

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Jul 12 2009

Odd and Strange Teachings in Christianity

I was reading a blog where the blogger taught that grace is the power to overcome sin. This was a perplexing proclamation as the bible is abundantly clear that grace is God’s favor. There is nothing in scripture to suggest that grace is a power to overcome sin. In the years that I have perused …

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Jul 04 2009

Death of an idol

Why is it that people go into a frenzy when a celebrity dies or when they are in the presence of a celebrity? I looked up the word ‘idol’ and aside from the religious definition; the word means “any person or thing regarded with blind admiration, adoration, or devotion.” Fans are heartbroken over the recent …

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