Christianity, Culture, Dedication, Faith, God, Religion, Salvation, Society, Truth

Hebrews 6:4-6

A little while back, I found a post on this blog that I decided to answer. He quoted this passage in Hebrews (as I have done below) and asked if anyone had thoughts on what it meant. Of course, I did, and I felt like they were pretty well reasoned. No one ever responded to… Continue reading Hebrews 6:4-6

Christianity, Culture, Religion, Society, Truth, Uncategorized

Salvation and Baptism… Are They Related?

Last night, at the end of services, a girl of 14 came forward and confessed her belief that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. She had grown up attending our congregation, so it was an especially happy moment for the rest of us. After her confession, we sang another song or two, after… Continue reading Salvation and Baptism… Are They Related?

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The Duties and Benefits of a Congregation

Over the last few years, it seems that many religious people have moved away from "organized religion." Instead, many have taken more of a casual approach to Christianity, preferring to focus on a personal relationship with God rather than identifying themselves with one specific group of people. Of course, it can be easy to sympathize… Continue reading The Duties and Benefits of a Congregation

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The “Unforgivable” Sin – Blaspheming the Holy Spirit

A friend of mine sent me this link at msn from a Newsweek article. I recommend reading it. In a nutshell, it tells the story of BlasphemyChallenge.com, which encourages people to renounce God, and more specifically, the Holy Spirit, in order to show their strong support of atheism. What's up for grabs is a DVD… Continue reading The “Unforgivable” Sin – Blaspheming the Holy Spirit

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“It’s Not Fair…” – The God of the Old Testament Vs. the God of the New Testament

In my 11th grade English class, I had a teacher named Mr Dasher. He was an educated country boy from Georgia who was very disenchanted with the US Army, and had a killer music collection. Aside from introducing me to Young Goodman Brown, Giles Corey, and the French Lieutenant's Woman, he also turned me on… Continue reading “It’s Not Fair…” – The God of the Old Testament Vs. the God of the New Testament