Category Archives: Christianity

Is there No Standard?

I asked this question for three reasons: first, because Scripture itself says that there will be wolves in sheep’s clothing, that is, false prophets/teachers (Matt. 7:15; cf. 2 Pet. 2:1-3).  Second, because the confessional Church has always held to well-defined … Continue reading

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John MacArthur on Rob Bell: “a Brother to Embrace or a Wolf to Avoid?”

This is the question that John MacArthur seeks to answer in a post on his Grace to You blog: The post begins: If Christopher Hitchens or Deepak Chopra penned a book that scoffed at the biblical teaching on hell, we … Continue reading

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Olson on the Trinity: “I’m not certain one must believe it to be a Christian”

In a recent post titled Essentials of Christianity, Roger Olson, while agreeing with Emil Brunner’s “that the doctrine of the Trinity is a defensive formula and therefore very important but not part of the kerygma,” says that belief in the … Continue reading

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On the latest Archaeological Discovery

What are we really in for? They could be the earliest Christian writing in existence, surviving almost 2,000 years in a Jordanian cave. They could, just possibly, change our understanding of how Jesus was crucified and resurrected, and how Christianity … Continue reading

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