Theology / Doctrine

The Biblical Case for Adam and Eve

I’ve been investigating murders for over 20 years, and along the way, I’ve learned to appreciate the importance of language selection. Consider the following three statements: “The Nuggets killed the Lakers last night. They beat ‘em by 25 points.” “I love this comic; he always kills me!” “I deeply regret

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Why Christians Must Continue to Guard the Truth of the Gospel

We planted a church from a youth group several years ago, and as a result, I pastored a congregation of college aged men and women for a number of years. During this time, one of our young women sent me an email telling me she was about to participate in

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Resources to Help You Defend Christian Orthodoxy

The word “orthodox” does not actually appear in the Bible, but its meaning is affirmed throughout the Scriptures. The Bible describes the existence of objective Biblical truth and prescribes the teaching and defense of this truth. We’re living in an age where it’s stylish for Christians to be involved in

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Why Does It Matter What We Believe About the Holy Spirit?

As Christians, our understanding and definition of the Holy Spirit separates us from other believers using similar terms. A proper understanding is important because it defines us as Christians and helps us understand how to respond to God’s Spirit. In this sense, the truth about the Holy Spirit has definitive

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What Does Christianity Say About the Holy Spirit? Three Important Attributes

The Holy Spirit is often misunderstood by Christians who may not have taken the time to properly investigate His nature. But as Christians, our understanding and definition of the Holy Spirit is critical as it separates us from other believers using similar terms but holding different beliefs. There are three

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What Does the Bible Say About “End Times”? Three Historic Perspectives

Few topics divide the Christian community as quickly as the issue of “end times” (known amongst theologians as the study of “eschatology”). Entire denominations divide over the issue, and many would argue a particular “eschatology” must be adopted if we are going to claim we are “Christians”. There are some

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What Does Christianity Say About Salvation? Six Big Questions

Every theistic worldview eventually asks a series of important questions: “What are God’s plans for us, His created children? Does God have a plan to reunite us to Himself? Is there a way we could someday meet God and exist with Him?” All theistic systems describe the manner in which

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What Does Christianity Say About the Nature of Jesus? Five Critical Claims

For over two thousand years, seekers and believers have examined the person of Jesus in an effort to understand who He was and what He said about Himself. All of us, whether we are believers or not, believe something about the man named Jesus. Did He really live? Was He

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