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A Living Sacrifice – Part Two

The idea of living sacrificially leads us to verse 2, where Paul addresses our tendency to conform to the world, to follow that which our culture says we should do, have, and be.  Paul reminds us that we do not … Continue reading

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A Living Sacrifice – Part One

A couple of months a go, I was studying about our identity in Christ.  As I was studying, I came across a sermon John Piper preached in 1994 on Christian identity.  In this sermon, Piper spoke of our identity as … Continue reading

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Syncretism in America – Part Two

Tolerance The product of this political correctness is a tolerance for heresy, paganism, Satanism and many other beliefs.  Tolerance has been confused with judgment, and tolerance has been elevated to a supreme virtue.  Many believe that if we do not … Continue reading

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Syncretism in America – Part One

There are many definitions out there of syncretism as it relates to religion.  Van Rheenen describes it as “the blending of Christian beliefs and practices with those of the dominant culture so that Christianity loses its distinctive nature and speaks … Continue reading

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The Atonement – Part Four

Having reviewed and analyzed the Christus Victor, Moral Government and the Penal Substitution view, I am further persuaded that the Penal Substitution view is the most Biblically accurate view of the atonement of Christ.  The arguments made against it can … Continue reading

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The Atonement – Part Three

Through the ages, Christians have agreed that Christ is the Son of God; that he was sent down to us to reconcile our relationship with the Father, a relationship which was broken by Adam’s choosing to transgress and disobey God’s … Continue reading

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