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Do we really have free will?

It is a question that has divided Christians for a long time.  The Calvinists on one side claim that God picks and chooses whom ever He fancies and there is nothing we can do about it.  The Armenians on the other hand … Continue reading

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Why is the divorce rate in and out of the church the same?

I have often heard this statistic quoted from pulpits and talk shows, but the truth is actually much more interesting than this fiction.  For specific details refer to this article and its references.  Here is a summary of what it says… Active … Continue reading

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How can sinful people tell me how to live my life?

Son, Even God himself will not tell you how to live your life.  Instead, he places choices and consequences before us and leaves it up to men and women.  A good friend, an atheist, often says that morality is simply “long term thinking.”  … Continue reading

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Why was it necessary for Jesus to die on a cross?

This question should haunt any believing Christian.  An all powerful God could solve the problem anyway he wanted.  Why choose a tortured death?  Jesus cried out from the cross, “My God, my God! Why have you forsaken me?”  While this … Continue reading

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Should I be following a “religion?”

Religion, defined by Merriam-Webster, is “faithful devotion to an acknowledged ultimate reality or deity.”  All world religions specify a deity or reality which should impact the way a person acts.  I am going to suggest that, per these definitions, all … Continue reading

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Is our God the same God as other religions?

Another great question… and one for which my answer will have me ostracized from many groups.  I say that up front to encourage you to do your own seeking rather than rely on me or anyone else for your understanding … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus, really?

In my personal discussions with unbelievers, I find that there are far more people who reject a distorted view of Jesus than the real Jesus.  They have seen a Jesus presented that is not really Jesus, perhaps by unbelievers, but … Continue reading

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