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Category Archive: Doctrine

A body or set of principles, i.e. doctrine of justification

Jul 30 2012

Eternal Security, a License to Sin?

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  One of the most heated controversies in Christianity  has to do with  Eternal Security, or whether it is possible for someone who is saved to lose their salvation. The aim of this post is not to debate eternal security, but rather to address one of the arguments raised against it by people who believe …

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Jun 25 2012

Is Our Salvation Secure?

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In order to answer this question, we need to understand the issue of who does the saving and why.  If man is even partly responsible for the work in obtaining his own salvation, then salvation can be lost.  However, if God is wholly responsible for the work in securing our salvation, it cannot be lost. …

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May 22 2012

If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off

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A number of years ago, I was reading an article about a Christian who was having trouble overcoming a sexual sin.  He was found profusely bleeding as he tried to hack off his sexual organ. Fortunately, he was found in time to be saved from bleeding to death. He apparently took  Matthew 5:29-30 literally which …

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Mar 30 2012

What or Who is a Christian?

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I was reading an article the other day titled “Are Mormons Christians?” The author, a Mormon, stated that the “core Mormon beliefs regarding Jesus Christ are that he was born of God the Father and the virgin Mary, that he ministered to Jews in and around Jerusalem and American Indians in North or Central America, …

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Mar 13 2012

Hell and Who Goes There

I was reading an article the other day regarding hell.  The author of the article holds to the theology that God predestines (Romans 8:30) or chose  for adoption (Ephesians 1:4-5).  Clearly, this is what the Scriptures teach.  The article was discussing who is going to hell. The author correctly pointed out what Scripture has to …

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