The God of Israel, the Holy One, Yahweh Armies*

From everlasting to everlasting there is one true and living God who is the Holy One of Heaven (Ps 90:2).  This God is the eternal King who reigns in majesty supreme as the Great I AM, the Sovereign Creator of the universe, and the Gracious Redeemer of depraved sinners through the precious royal blood of

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Isaiah and Scripture (New Testament usage of Old Testament)*

“The New Testament writers interpret Isaiah literally, but often in unexpected ways.” The New Testament’s interpretation of the Old Testament in general and Isaiah in particular is consistently literal but it is indeed done so in often unexpected ways.  This issue is critical to face because of the sheer volume of references made especially to

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5 Solas of the Reformation

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk, nailed his (now famous) 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenburg, Germany. The document detailed his protests against the unbiblical practices of the Roman Catholic Church. This historic event fanned the flames of revival that had been stirring in Europe for hundreds of years. “That

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Biblical Inerrancy

        My position on Biblical inerrancy is that God’s inspired revelation of Himself in the Holy Scriptures is accurate, reliable, without error, and therefore authoritative.  Erickson describes this position accordingly, “Absolute inerrancy holds that the Bible, which includes rather detailed treatment of matters both scientific and historical, is fully true.”[1]  As a result, it is

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What role do works play in the Christian life?

What role do works play in the Christian life?            In the Christian life, good works are the manifestation of the Spirit’s fruit through a true believer and testifies they are walking in the power of God’s Spirit through dependent trust in Him and His Word (Gal.5:16-23).  This tangible expression of Christ’s indwelling life is

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Are the Biblical Documents Reliable?

Reliability of the Biblical Documents             Two things that the Probe Ministries article [link found below] adds to my knowledge of Biblical authority and inerrancy are the importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the bibliographical evidence of the New Testament in comparison to other ancient literature.              The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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Analysis of the Religion of Islam

Analysis of the Religion of Islam The religion of Islam is unique among the belief systems of the world in that it is classified as both a cult and a world religion.  Its founder, Muhammed (570-632 A.D.), claimed to have received revelations from a god he called Allah which were later recorded and became the

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The Theological Significance of the Doctrine of Creation: An Analysis of Fiat Creationism

INTRODUCTION “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1 NKJV). And so begins the Biblical narrative with the infinite Creator speaking into existence the inception of all things including time, space, and matter. Genesis chapters one and two give detailed account of the origin of the cosmos, planet earth, animal life,

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The Essentials of Mid-Acts Dispensational Theology

INTRODUCTION Mid-Acts dispensational theology is a unique form of the evangelical Christian faith also known as “The Grace Message.”1 It garners this title because of its emphasis on the gospel of the grace of God (Acts 20:24) and the dispensation of the grace of God (Eph.3:2). This theology, also described in Scripture as “the preaching

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