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Tag Archives: salvation
Let me tell you of a conversation that I once had. I was eating with two others. One was a member of the church. The other was probably not. He was questioning his baptism. Had he been baptized for the … Continue reading
Beliefs and Practices 1. God. They say, “We worship the one true and Almighty God, the Creator, whose name is Jehovah” (What Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Believe?, jw.org). They do not believe in the Trinity. “The true God is one Person, … Continue reading
Beliefs and Practices 1. God. Joseph Smith wrote, “We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost” (The Articles of Faith 1). The Father and the Son have a body of … Continue reading
Yes, we are to speak the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15). We do not want to be unkind, rude, or unnecessarily offensive. However, neither should we be so subtle that the point is missed. The LORD told Habakkuk, “Write the … Continue reading
Hinduism is the third largest of the world’s religions. It numbers about 1.05 billion. Most of these live in South Asia (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com). More than 3 million live in the U.S.A. (Wikipedia). Origin The word ‘Hindu’ … Continue reading
“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves” (Ephesians 2:8a). The word “for” (gar) points backwards. The gentiles, before salvation, were dead in trespasses and sins [Ephesians 2:1 (“you” refers to the gentiles. See … Continue reading
The disease that we call leprosy today (Hansen’s Disease) is a disease of the nerves and of the skin. “Patients with leprosy experience disfigurement of the skin and bones, twisting of the limbs, and curling of the fingers to form … Continue reading