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The Nature of the Cross

One of the greatest difficulties involved in believing in the Christian faith is the idea that Jesus Christ had to die on the cross at Calvary in order for God the Father to forgive sins.  This idea does not seem to … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Pastor Jacob Prasch

It is with fear and trembling that I undertake to write the following post.  Pastor Jacob Prasch of Moriel Ministries is one of the greatest Bible teachers I have ever seen.  His love of truth, his knowledge of the Word … Continue reading

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Principles for Interpreting the Old Testament

Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass. (1 Samuel 15:3) While watching a Christian video on … Continue reading

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Jesus Orders a Massacre

If you go to my YouTube channel, you will find among the comments there many comments by an anonymous contributor who calls himself “Ackmonra”.  While we were discussing the nature of Hell, I wrote that I knew that Jesus was … Continue reading

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Lesson from a Shower Squeegee

Some time ago, I was cleaning the bathroom after a prolonged period of neglect.  Noticing that the shower glass was encrusted with hard water deposits, I brought the glass cleaner and did my best to clean it off.  After three … Continue reading

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Eternity and the Human Need of God

Over the last few months, I have had a number of exchanges with a correspondent who calls himself MyAtheistLife.  One of the recurring themes which has come up is his refusal to accept that human beings need God’s help to … Continue reading

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A Step into Darkness

The other day, I had an exchange with a young earth creationist who said something which I have been going over.  Specifically, he claims that Christians have been commanded to believe in Moses and uses the parable of Lazarus and … Continue reading

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