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On doctrine and interpretation ––– understanding and harmonizing Scripture to form a coherent picture of the world and God. On the nature of God, Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit, creation, sin, prophecy, angels, salvation and more.

Divine Genocide & Moral Necessity

Countering accusations against God’s moral character on account of the Conquest.

Divine Genocide & Moral Necessity

Countering accusations against God’s moral character on account of the Conquest.

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The exploits of Deuteronomy and conquest of Joshua no doubt raise a few eyebrows for newcomers to the faith, doubters, cynics, and even longtime Christians, where accusations and questions of God’s moral character abound. Underneath these accounts of bloodshed, there is at first glance, a
Freedom Fighters

Have Evangelicals forgotten what freedom truly means?

Freedom Fighters

Have Evangelicals forgotten what freedom truly means?

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Freedom cannot be measured. Equality cannot be weighed. Justice cannot be found wanting. Such priceless virtues of a Christian conscience are, indeed, pillars of democracy, political expressions shadowing a spiritual reality, a reflection of God’s impartiality toward all people (Matthew 5:43-48). While I maintain the
The Unveiling

In 2 Corinthians 3, Paul makes 7 contrasts between the old and new covenant.

The Unveiling

In 2 Corinthians 3, Paul makes 7 contrasts between the old and new covenant.

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In the third chapter of Paul’s second letter to the church at Corinth, he makes several important contrasts between God’s Old Covenant given through Moses and His new and superior covenant in Jesus Christ. 1. Physically Engraved vs. Spiritually Engraved He begins by noting that
Who is Beelzebul?

The name Beelzebul is not found anywhere else in the Bible. Where did it come from in the Gospel accounts?

Who is Beelzebul?

The name Beelzebul is not found anywhere else in the Bible. Where did it come from in the Gospel accounts?

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In an incident recorded three different times in the synoptic Gospels (Matthew 12:24; Mark 3:22; Luke 11:15), Jesus is accused of casting out demons by Beelzebul. In all accounts, Beelzebul is said by the accusers of Jesus to be the “prince of the demons”, and