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November 4th, 2017

The Reformation: Built on a Blunder?

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Historians especially and specialists in New Testament Greek should note that this is merely a question a ’wondering out loud’ despite the statements that follow.

Almost everyone will say that the enduring maxim arising from Martin Luther’s reformation is …

December 23rd, 2016

Misreading the Bible

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The Bible is probably the only ancient text that any Mike, Mary or Marcia waxes warm about despite stark ignorance of the book’s actual texts and historical contexts (plural).

The lay critic may be very educated but (s)he and even …

October 20th, 2016

The Trinity: A Primer

The Trinity: A Primer

Within Christianity, there are three basic groupings concerning the composition of the Godhead.  There are trinitarians, binitarians and unitarians or ‘oneness’.

 

Trinitarians hold that the biblical testimony reveals that the term ‘God’ is applied to three distinct persons, described …

October 13th, 2016

Jesus is God in John

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If our Jehovah’s Witnesses friends are correct in their view that Jesus is not regarded as God in John or anywhere else in the New Testament, then all churches need to repent of heresy, radically revise their doctrines and seek …

July 6th, 2016

Spiritual Fitness for Sacrificial Living (John 5:1-14)

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Having examined the lives of several biblical characters concerning how they lived the sacrificial life it’s time to focus on us how we can build ourselves spiritually or become spiritually fit to live the sacrificial life.

Three things are necessary …

April 4th, 2016

Slavery in the Bible

Slavery in the Bible

Mr. Peter Wickham (of Barbados) is a very educated man but he and even most Christians need to understand how to read an ancient text from a different cultural milieu to ours. I illustrate the need with Mr. Wickham’s (mis)reading …