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Is the Trinity a Roman Catholic Doctrine?

This article is part 2 of a series on the doctrine of the Trinity, based on notes from a presentation made at a Seventh-day Adventist Church near me. 1,502 more words

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Charlie Hebdo - history repeats itself

Wednesday 14th January 2014

Earlier in the week I mentioned that in his gospel Mark was quite ‘gung ho’ in his use of the word ‘God’; whereas Matthew’s gospel avoids using the word ‘God’ because he did not wish to offend Jewish sensitivities about using the word ‘God’. 1,571 more words

Jesus' Claims To Be God Date Back To The Old Testament

All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us). 511 more words


A Christmas Question

“When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples saying, ‘Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?’ So they said, ‘Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’ He said to them, ‘ 988 more words

Christianity And Culture

A Quick Look at the Nicene Creed

As we have discussed earlier, the Nicene Creed was created at the Council of Nicea in AD 325. In most Protestant churches, we have no concept of what the purpose of the creeds is or the history of them. 866 more words

The History Of The Bible: There And Back Again

Dealing with Heresies

Athanasius’ response concerning how to deal with the Arians at about the time of the Council of Nicea:

“Let us look at that very tradition, teaching, and faith of the Catholic Church from the very beginning, which the Lord gave, the Apostles preached, and the Fathers preserved. 9 more words

A Visit from Saint Nicholas

Clement Moore perpetrated a great crime against Church history when he penned and published the poem “A Visit from Saint Nicholas” in 1823. The mostly-benevolent Church Father known as Saint Nicholas of Myra was replaced with a magical man and equally magical reindeer who should – according to the laws of physics – immediately burst into flames and crash back to earth in a flaming ball of death and destruction the moment they attempt takeoff, simultaneously wiping out elven workshops and delivering barbecue to the North Pole. 815 more words

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