When God Ran

I don’t often post music, but as I was writing on Jesus and free will this 1985 Benny Hester song popped into my head. Have you wandered from God? Then this is for you. Advertisements

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It’s Either Jesus, or Not

When debating any idea about God, my go-to source is Jesus, and the earliest, most reliable existing source documenting His life and teachings are the biblical Gospels, all of which are generally agreed to be First Century accounts – written shortly after the events had happened and no doubt read by many eyewitnesses of the […]

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What Happens to Christians Who Die?

I was recently reading a fellow Christian blogger’s take on Hell as defined by the Bible. She had a lengthy and well-researched series of posts, citing various Scriptures and deriving conclusions from them. Since I recently posted against using Scriptures as mere proof-texts, I want to clarify that to know anything for certain – deep […]

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The Bible is Not a Proof Text

There’s a familiar saying that the Bible can be used to prove anything, or put another way, almost any position on any issue can be supported by selectively quoting and interpreting the Bible. If you want to believe that God is in the rocks and trees and animals (panentheism) you can form a list of […]

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Jesus and the Constitution

I know we all like to say that America was founded on “Christian principles” and that most of the Founding Fathers were Christians, and this gives rise to the faulty notion that America was founded as a “Christian Nation.” But the truth is – now brace yourself – the U.S. Constitution does not specify that […]

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A Letter to Christians in America

I’ve noticed an awful lot of upset Christians since the Supreme Court decided that same-sex marriage should be legal in all 50 states. Reactions seem to stretch from a simple affirmation of traditional marriage to angry condemnations of the court and warnings of God’s impending judgement on our nation. Some Christians are literally outraged. The […]

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