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Category Archive: Soteriology

Soteriology is the branch of theology that deals with salvation.

Apr 08 2013

Excruciating, word origin

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The word excruciating has an interesting origin and background.  In English, excruciating is an adjective that means, “causing intense physical agony or anguish”.  What does not seem to be commonly known about the word are the details of its Latin origin and how it came into existence. Origin: 1560–70; < Latin excruciātus, past participle of …

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Mar 18 2013

Invictus, captain of my soul?

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I first came across the poem Invictus by William Ernest Hensley several years ago on an Internet forum I used to hang out on.  An avowed atheist who posted there would occasionally sign his posts off with it.  If I had encountered the poem  when I was an atheist, I would have loved it.  As …

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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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Jul 21 2012

Jewish atheist to Christian believer, a testimony to Jesus Christ

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At my current age, I’ve lived about half my life as a Jewish atheist and half as a Christian believer.  This post is a testimony to the power and love of Jesus Christ. I was born in Argentina, and my family moved to the United States when I was seven years old.  It was quite …

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Apr 28 2012

Faith in our Church Leaders?

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How much faith or trust should we have in our pastors or teachers?  That was the question that came to mind as I was watching a Dateline episode. The show was about daycare centers.  The show was featuring problems with some of these centers.  For instance, one daycare owner had been arrested for leaving young …

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