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Items for study and in-depth reading about the Christian faith.

The five solas!

Sola scriptura ("by Scripture alone")Sola fide ("by faith alone")Sola gratia ("by grace alone")Solus Christus or Solo Christo ("Christ alone" or "through Christ alone")Soli Deo gloria ("glory to God alone")

Word definition: Soteriology

Soteriology (category: theology) - the doctrine of salvation. The Apostle Paul's soteriology; doctrine of salvation. 1 Corinthians 15:2-11 Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved,…

Give, and it will be given to you.

Luke 6:37-38 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured…

The traits of the NAR - Info list

Here are 6 traits, beliefs, and some of the common lingo used by adherents: 1. “APOSTLES” We’re in a “Second Apostolic Age.” There are new Apostles on the earth today, anointed by the laying of hands to represent and speak for God here on Earth.

NAR - New Apostolic Reformation

Chris Rosebrough is interviewed by the Bible Thumping Wingnut crew. C. Peter Wagner states: The NAR is definitely not a cult. Those who affiliate with it believe the Apostles’ Creed and all the standard classic statements of Christian doctrine. It will surprise some to know…

Death comes to all

Quite the morbid thought, something that we don't discuss openly in life very often, while we are among the living what is the point. We would rather not talk or even think about it, regardless if we understand the implications of life in the meaning…

New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) - A story I know

Amy Spreeman shares Christopher's story of his journey out of the modern NAR movement that is prevalent in most modern charismatic and evangelical churches. I have added scripture against each statement made by Christopher, the link to his full story is at the bottom of…

Three days and three nights of Christ work on the cross

If Jesus was to be in the grave three days and nights, how do we fit those between Good Friday and Easter Sunday? There are several solutions to this problem. Some have suggested that a special Sabbath might have occurred, so that Jesus was actually…

Do you prophesy?

1 Corinthians 13:8-13 At the time how does Paul know that these works of the Holy Spirit will pass away? On what authority can he say this? Can we find in scripture other than Paul's own writings to confirm what he said will, or for…

Ezekiel's valley of dry bones

In Ezekiel chapter 37 (Ezekiel 37:1-14) we read about a compelling vision of the prophet within the context of his own time and what was to come. It holds both literal and symbolic tensions pertaining to Israel and the world. This is a concise overview…