How to Overcome Habitual Sins and Addictions with Christ

Can you relate to these words from Scripture, “For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing” (Rom 7:19)? Learn from the Scriptures how to escape habitual sins and addictions by setting the mind on the Spirit (Rom 8:56, 13). Jesus said that those who commit sin are enslaved to sin, and that the Truth will set all free (John 8:3136). Jesus said that God’s Word is Truth (John 17:17), and the Spirit is Truth (1 John 5:6). Jesus said that the Spirit came to Christ’s Apostles and revealed all Truth (John 16:13). Many Christians have come to this Truth and overcome temptations, and yet for others, the Truth can be incomplete. Continue reading

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The Source of Love is Why I Believe in God

Why do I believe in God? The souce of love has convinced me. There is no greater virtue than love and it is worth our every effort to live for it.

The virtue of love can only have three possible sources: (1) Love evolved from a survival instinct and lacks free-will. (2) People invented the concept of love, and it may or may not have become embedded in human nature. (3) Love is Continue reading

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Is the Soul Destroyed in Hell?

What did Jesus mean that body and soul could be destroyed in Gehenna in Matthew 10:28? Many use these words of Jesus as the starting point for doubting the eternal condemnation of Hell, Gehenna. Rather than Hell being the place of everlasting torment, some have concluded that Gehenna fire destroys lost souls into nonexistence. Continue reading

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Are Atheists Open-Minded?

Do atheists and agnostics actually have open minds to the evidence? Or, are atheists and agnostics too prejudice to consider evidence for God even ex-skeptics turned believers? If a skeptic would be convinced and converted to believe, would he not have to consider the reasoning of those who have converted to believe? Continue reading

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A Brief Apologia for Understanding the Woman’s Deception in 1 Timothy 2:14

In 1 Timothy 2:13–14, the Apostle Paul revealed why women are neither to teach nor to exercise authority over men. The Apostle explained, “For Adam was formed first, then Eve; and Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and became a transgressor” (1 Tim 2:13–14 ESV). Continue reading

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How to be Saved according to Jesus

Who can be trusted for salvation? 

Christ professed in John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”

Jesus confirmed in John 6:63b, “The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.”

How can someone be saved according to Jesus?

Jesus proclaimed in Luke 9: Continue reading

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Thirteen Reasons Why Atheistic “Science” is Unreliable

Atheistic Science

There are at least thirteen reasons that atheistic “science” is unreliable and incompetent.

  1. Morality – Secular science is limitless in moral boundaries.
  2. Motives – Atheistic science is free from a corrective for pure motives.
  3. Virtue – Secular science cannot define love or any virtue.
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Two Bible Verses that the Opposition to Same-sex Marriage Needs to Learn

Verse about Same-sex Marriage

What did Jesus reveal about same-sex marriage?

But from the beginning of creation, God made them male and female. Continue reading

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How the New Testament Came Together

Secrets remain hidden in plain sight within the Biblical texts. How the New Testament came together is one such mystery. In the name of “scholarship”, the formation of the New Testament scriptures is conjectured to have originated by councils of professing Christians in the fourth century. Yet, the truth has been covered up by false assumptions. By giving attention directly to the scriptures, the New Testament itself will refute the myths that its formation originated by councils of an orthodox catholic hierarchy in the fourth century, rather the collection of the New Testament originated under the guidance of
Jesus’ Apostles and prophets in the first century. Continue reading

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Turning the Tables Over on Skepticism

Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one” (Cl 4.5-6, cf. 1 Pe 3.15).

A) Moral Skepticism

  • “People should decide for themselves right from wrong.”

Response:

  • “Is the only moral standard yours & those you agree with?”
  • “Is that an objective moral standard or can others decide that standard is wrong?”
  • “What is it called when one’s righteousness comes from oneself?”

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How to Establish the Canonicity of the Scriptures Using ONLY the Scriptures

Between 65–180 A.D., early church writers cited and extensively refer to the twenty-seven books of the New Testament (cf. Clement, Polycarp, Irenaeus, et cetera). As ancient commentaries and witnesses of Christ’s witnesses, these early writers delivered the Christian Scriptures with named authors without any opponents rejecting their authorship. Not to exclude the historical evidence of early church writers and beyond, the New Testament Scriptures establish the canonicity of the New Testament Scriptures. The Scriptures reveal that the early churches collected the Scriptures under the oversight of Christ’s Apostles in the first century. Continue reading

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