Returning to the New Testament for a minute, I wanted to examine this passage to see if there are ‘watering-down’ effects.This is a hot button passage – between those who believe that if your reject Christ (after salvation) then there is no hope and those that believe that perhaps it is a hypothesis.
An Iranian judge charged two jailed female converts with “crimes” of apostasy and propagation of the Christian faith, a human rights group reported.
Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, (2Th 2:3 NKJ) I don’t want to do this – really – but for all of my suggestions that if you are ever around a Church […]
Marsha West writes another excellent article, from here: It’s understandable that free-market conservatives are deeply troubled that Barack Obama has taken the reins of power. Already we see America moving even closer to socialism than before. But to me what’s even more troubling than what’s going on in Washington D.C. is the clear and present […]
via Blasphemous Version of Remedy « LIFE in living color One of my favorite Southern Gospel groups are the McRaes. They some pretty powerful songs which helps to lift the burden every now and then, and frankly, their style is right up my alley. I cannot sing – trust me, you wouldn’t want me to […]
21. Confession is the beginning of glory, not the full desert of the crown; nor does it perfect our praise, but it initiates our dignity; and since it is written, “He that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved,” (Matthew 10:22) whatever has been before the end is a step by which we […]
16. This evil, most faithful brethren, had long ago begun, but now the mischievous destruction of the same evil has increased, and the envenomed plague of heretical perversity and schisms has begun to spring forth and shoot anew; because even thus it must be in the decline of the world, since the Holy Spirit foretells […]
Cyprian, the Bishop of Carthage, continues his treatise on Church Unity. For him, love, accord, and unity are needed, prefering on two or three that gather in His name above the many that don’t. His stark language would offend many today, with his callous disregard for those that would lay down their life for the […]
One has to admire the strength of the early writers who were quick to use strong words, such as adultery as Cyprian uses it of anyone who separates from the Church of Christ. 6. The spouse of Christ cannot be adulterous; she is uncorrupted and pure. She knows one home; she guards with chaste modesty […]
That’s right…the commission of the Church is to raise the dead… What pit of hell do they pull this from?