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Who was Huldrych Zwingli?

A contemporary of Martin Luther, Huldrych Zwingli was a key figure in the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. Having no contact with Luther, Zwingli reached similar theological conclusions as he dealt directly with Scripture. 219 more words

Theology

Sermon Redux – Part 22 of The Acts of the Holy Spirit – “Acts 29” – Acts 28:11-31

The Book of Acts actually end rather oddly.  It is very climatic as basically Paul arrives in Rome, preaches the gospel to the Jews one more time and then is said to be waiting to see the Emperor for two years.  506 more words

Leadership

What is Arianism?

During the first few hundred years of the church, Christian doctrine became better defined largely as a result of combating heresy. When heresies (wrong beliefs about fundamental Christian doctrines) arose, church leaders responded by formulating statements explaining true biblical doctrine. 412 more words

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5 Reasons that Church History Really Matters

I’m an American. That means I’m probably pretty independent-minded. I most likely don’t spend much time thinking about people outside my culture or my time frame. 429 more words

Church History

The Five Solas - Sola Fide

Deepak Chopra, in his book, The Way of the Wizard: Twenty Spiritual Lessons for Creating the Life You Want (I know it sounds weird, but hear me out), quoted a line attributed to the legendary wizard Merlin from the Arthur stories. 371 more words

Theology

The Five Solas - Sola Gratia

As we come now to the third of the “Five Solas,” we get to think about God’s position toward those who trust in the work of Christ. 355 more words

Theology

The Five Solas – Solus Christus

In a meeting of two great theological minds, Oprah Winfrey asked Joel Osteen this: “Ok, here’s the big question. Are there many paths to get to the one God?” Oprah understands that this is a crucial question, one that… 384 more words

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