September 22, 2021

Category: traditions

Are You Ready To Do Apologetics The Jesus Way? (It Takes Guts)
apologetics, Bible, brother, Christ-like, Christian, Christian worldview, church, Jesus, restoration, traditions, true Christian, unity, Unity Series

Are You Ready To Do Apologetics The Jesus Way? (It Takes Guts)

Maybe it’s the easiest way to show the world Jesus, maybe it’s the hardest — I’m not sure. Either way, this is the Jesus way. If you don’t like it, take it up with him, not me. While it takes guts to humbly follow Jesus and not yourself, it takes no other special knowledge or […]

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Christians Who Fear Christmas, Because It Has Pagan Origins, Is That Good Thinking?
Bible, Christian, Christian worldview, Christmas, Jesus, logic, reason, religion, theology, traditions

Christians Who Fear Christmas, Because It Has Pagan Origins, Is That Good Thinking?

“The most wonderful time of the year” is also the time of the year when we start hearing some denounce Christmas celebrations and Christmas paraphernalia. While we may expect this from atheists, we are sideswiped unexpectedly when it comes from a Christian. It all comes down to celebrations on December 25th are thought to have […]

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apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, deception, reason, religion, self-refuting statements, traditions, wisdom

How To Spot Deception and Prevent Yourself From Being Swayed by Illicit Arguments (Post 2)

The Maxim I Like Most catch phrases concern me, especially when one uses them at whim without reflection and deep background knowledge of the meaning and potential pitfalls. However, there is one I kind of like. Penned by nineteenth century Alexander Campbell, this maxim address Christian religious authority: “Where the Bible speaks, we speak; where […]

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apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, deception, Jesus, leadership, traditions

How To Spot Deception and Prevent Yourself From Being Swayed by Illicit Arguments (Post 1)

Adding to the Scripture If one does not hold the Bible as the ultimate authority and from God, there are greater concerns then what I’m about to address. However, I assume you hold the Bible to be foundational. I’m very concerned when people, Christians, elevate other concepts to biblical level. Or as Jesus put it […]

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10 Christian Teachings That You May Have Thought Were Biblical, But Aren’t!
Bible, Christian, church, discipleship, kingdom of God, KJV, Spirit led, Sunday school, traditions

10 Christian Teachings That You May Have Thought Were Biblical, But Aren’t!

So I need a job. Ah, a chef position would be great! After application I get an interview. I expect questions like “have you ever made Louisiana Gumbo?” or “Grilled Mediterranean Chicken?” or maybe “Braised Lamb Shank?” False! I get questions like “do you believe that we should use forks here?” or maybe “we hold […]

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Reading Someone Else’s Mail
Bible, Christian, church, exegesis, traditions

Reading Someone Else’s Mail

We already talked about description vs. prescription. I want to give you a good example of this thinking in process. It is the story, “description”, in Jeremiah 35 about the Rechabites. Rechabites. This group of people obeyed their “father” by living in tents, not drinking wine and not planting crops. God blesses them because of […]

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