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Whether new to Christianity or  a long time adherent in some form, there is seemingly a deal of complication and difference of opinion on theological matters. 1,440 more words


Think You're Not A Sinner?

It’s terribly easy, don’t you think, to look at people in the LBGTQ community and sanctimoniously sniff as we read Leviticus 19 and Romans 1. … 626 more words

Christian Doctrine

Portrait of Humanity

For Esther

Her hands prayed over
Man’s wet eyes his cracked lips spoke: 12 more words


The Second Exodus

Golgotha, The Place of the Skull. This dark place was where the worst of the worst went to die. It was a place of torment, pain, and humiliation. 616 more words


Take your sin to Christ. He has made atonement for sin.

Leviticus 1:1-2:16
Jesus Christ, ‘the Lamb without blemish’, has ‘made atonement’ for sin through the shedding of His ‘precious blood’(1:3-5; 1 Peter 1:18-19). This offering of Christ – He ‘loved us and gave Himself up for us’- is ‘a pleasing odour to the Lord’, ‘a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God’(1:9,13,17; Ephesians 5:2). 343 more words

Holy Spirit

The Significance of The Ascension.

It is important to notice that the Ascension plays a significant role in salvation history, it is not something that can be pushed to the margins of the faith. 1,702 more words


He Does Really and Actually Save!

What does Reformed theology teach about the extent of Christ’s atonement?  Francis Turretin (d. 1687) explained definite atonement well:

“The common opinion of the Reformed is that Christ – from the mere good pleasure of the Father – was appointed and given as a Redeemer and head, not to all men, but to a certain number of men. 

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