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When Presumptions of Men Obscure the Truth of Scripture

According to the book of James, we all make many mistakes. Perhaps nowhere is that propensity toward human error more obvious than in the history of biblical interpretation. One of the more interesting cases is that of John Calvin and … Continue reading

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The Top Regret of the Dying

There’s an article circulating on Facebook titled “The Top Regrets of the Dying,” written by a nurse named Bronnie Ware, who for many years worked in palliative care.  Ware writes about her experiences working with people in the last three … Continue reading

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Are The Biblical Texts Reliable?

Someone asked: How can you believe that the Bible, written by men, is “the word of God” and that after thousands of years of copying we could still have an accurate translation of it today? These were some of the same questions … Continue reading

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Former Ex-Gay Program Director Says: I Never Met a Man Who Changed From Homosexual to Heterosexual

John Smid, former executive director of the renowned ex-gay program Love in Action, admits that after 22 years as director of the program, “I’ve never met a man who experienced a change from homosexual to heterosexual.” Love in Action also included the … Continue reading

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The Gay Debate and the Temperance Movement: Not-So-Strange Bedfellows?

Thanks to Michelle Bachmann and her family business that offers Christian counseling which includes “therapy” to reorient gay people, the debate over homosexuality and dubious claims of alleged change ministries have resurfaced once again.  The media highlights ex-gay treatments, theories and ministries … Continue reading

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Romans 2: Paul’s Bait and Switch

Have you ever noticed that Romans 1 was not legislation?  Romans 1 contained no advice for the church in the city of Rome or any other.  Romans 1 was a rhetorical device.  That is to say, enlisting the disproval of a … Continue reading

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Romans 1: What Was Paul Ranting About?

In Romans 1, the Apostle Paul mentions male and female behavior that he expects his readers to disapprove.  But what was the sin he was ranting  about?  Read the whole passage and track it back.  In Romans 1, Paul ridicules Gentile religious rebellion … Continue reading

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