Monthly Archives: December 2008

How Can Predestination Be Fair?

To many of us, the Bible seems to teach the doctrine of predestination, but we’re somewhat afraid to accept it, because it seems so unfair. How could God be a god of justice, and yet elect some to salvation but … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Humility

Humility is one of the most important traits a Christian can possess It even takes a certain amount of humility to confess our sins and accept Christ as our Savior when we first become Christians. However, humility is also one … Continue reading

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Evangelicals – Who Are They?

Do you know what an evangelical believes? If you don’t consider yourself to be an evangelical, and you believe what the mainstream media says, you probably think that an evangelical is a right wing ultra-conservative religious fanatic. If you are … Continue reading

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The Truth About Personal Bible Study

I have two troublesome fears about Bible study:  1) I’m afraid that most believers think if they go to church on Sunday and absorb everything that their pastor says, whether it’s right or wrong, then they can be assured of … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Grace

Do you know what the word “grace” means?  It is usually used to describe a charming trait, or the ease of movement such as by a ballet dancer.  However, in the biblical sense, grace refers to the blessings that God … Continue reading

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The Root of All Evil

What was Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s thinking when he tried to sell Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate seat to the highest bidder?  To answer that question, let’s take a closer look at the specifics of the charges against him.  Here are … Continue reading

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The Threat of Socialism

Our country seems to be heading in the direction of socialism, especially on two fronts:  taxation, and government ownership of corporations.  Movements are growing to shift an increasingly unfair tax burden upon those successful corporations and individuals who stimulate the … Continue reading

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