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The Book of Galatians - Part 1 - Introduction (Chapter 1:1-5)

Galatians 1:1-5

Paul, an apostle (not sent from men nor through the agency of man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead), and all the brethren who are with me,  To the churches of Galatia: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins so that He might rescue us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, 5 to whom be the glory forevermore.

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The Book of James - Part 1 - Greeting (Chapter 1:1)

James 1:1

James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad: Greetings.

As we break from Acts to take a look at two letters written at the time just after the Jerusalem Council. 

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CTT | Salvation by Works?

Ask an evangelical Christian what distinguishes his/her church from the Roman Catholic Church and you may get a wide range of possible answers. These days, “I don’t know” might be the most honest and accurate response, based on what we are seeing among popular evangelical teachers/preachers/musicians. 2,499 more words

Christian Living

Brief Overview of St. Augustine's Philosophy

I know that I stated that we’d be doing Augustine’s Confessions later on this month, but I’ve decided to hold off a bit longer to see if we can recruit some more people into the group, so we will not begin until June. 83 more words

Church History

Final Thoughts on "Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years" by Diarmaid MacCulloch

After a long hiatus, we will share our final thoughts on MacCulloch’s book.

Please write a summary of these main points:

  1. Go back to your very first essays…
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Church History

Church History | The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church

We have family visiting us today through this weekend. I have fallen behind in blog post drafts, so today’s post will be a link to a powerful lecture given by Dr. 797 more words

Christian Living

Instructor Highlight: Chris Stepien

There are precious few mentions of Jesus in the Bible that involve his childhood. However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing we can learn from imagining what the child Jesus would have been like. 359 more words