Category Archives: Doctrine

Do We Have Absolute Truth?

We do not know all things.  In the physical realm, not all has been discovered (Proverbs 25:2 cf. Job 38 – 42).  In the spiritual realm, not all has been revealed.  We do not know when the Lord will return … Continue reading

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Does Truth Reveal One Plan of Salvation?

What is truth?  It is reality.  The New Testament declares that God’s word is truth (John 17:17; Ephesians 1:13; Colossians 1:5-6).  God’s word declares spiritual reality.  This is what the New Testament declares. According to the New Testament, each accountable … Continue reading

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How Many Resurrection Days? (or Weep Not As Those Who Have No Hope)

Premillennialists believe that there will be two resurrection days, separated by 1,007 years.  They typically teach: (1) The righteous dead will be raised and the righteous (both dead and living) will be raptured from the earth.  (2) Tribulation will last … Continue reading

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Is Man Born In Sin? (Part 2)

Many teach that man is born in sin.  Consider: (1) Catechism of the Catholic Church Second Edition – “(Adam) has transmitted to us a sin with which we are all born afflicted, a sin which is the ‘death of the … Continue reading

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Is Man Born In Sin? (Part 1)

Calvinism is a doctrine which has influenced many denominations.  It is summed up in five points, known as the TULIP.  T = Total Hereditary Depravity.  U = Unconditional Election.  L = Limited Atonement.  I = Irresistible Grace.  P = Perseverance of … Continue reading

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The AntiChrist

No shortage of speculation exist, and has existed, concerning the identity of the antichrist.  Some have pointed to government leaders, such as Peter the Great, Napoleon, Hitler, Reagan, Gorbachev, and Obama.  Others have pointed to religious leaders, such as the … Continue reading

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Attracting A Crowd

A couple of writings have caught my attention recently. Both concerned preachers and gathering a crowd. The Bible says, “the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall heap to themselves teachers, … Continue reading

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Observations Aloft Mt. Carmel

As we consider Elijah and his courageous stand atop Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18), I believe there to be several observations which needs to be made by modern man.  After all, these things of old were recorded for our learning … Continue reading

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Deadly Ignorance

Tin is a very commonly used metal.  Tin is used to form many alloys.  Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin.  Pewter is an alloy of lead and tin.  Tin is used to make many different products from paper … Continue reading

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Weightier Matters

Are all Biblical commandments of equal importance before God?  Does He view all of His instructions as being of equal weight? We do know that earthly governments do not view all of their laws and ordinances exactly the same.  Murder, … Continue reading

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