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7 Islamic Teachings that Muslims Don’t Want Christians to Know

December 4, 2009
7 Islamic Teachings that Muslims Don’t Want Christians to Know

Dr. Michael Horton, in the latest White Horse Inn broadcast ("Christianity Confronts Islam") on November 29, 2009, interviewed Muslim scholar and former professor of Shari'ah law Sam Solomon, who had to flee his own country after his conversion to Christianity.

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November 18, 2009
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Who said this?: "Musical instruments in celebrating the praises of God would be no more suitable than the burning of incense, the lighting of lamps, and the restoration of the other shadows of the law."

Psalm 46: God is Our Refuge, Strength and Help

September 29, 2009

Tens of thousands of people in the Metro Manila area and several provinces suffered in the onslaught of record rainfall from Storm Ketsana. God has encouraging words for them as well as those of us who were not affected much by the storm. Psalm 46 is one chapter that assures and quiets our souls, especially in times of great distress such as this.

Victories of Faith at Last (Numbers 21)

August 31, 2009
Victories of Faith at Last (Numbers 21)

The new spiritual life that results from looking to Jesus lifted high on the cross by faith corresponds to the new physical life given to mortally snakebitten Israelites in the desert who by faith fixed their eyes on the bronze serpent.

Esther: adored despite being “godless”

August 21, 2009
Esther: adored despite being “godless”

The book says about the women's turns in the king's chamber, "In the evening she would go in, and in the morning she would return to the second harem" (Est 2:14). Now we know that a night with a king widely known for being a womanizer was not spent on exchanging pleasantries.

Beza: Why the Savior Must be God-Man

July 28, 2009

In a response to a commenter on a recent post, I pointed out that even those whom we consider today as theological giants are as grasshoppers compared with the intellectual and theological giants of the 16th century Reformation period. One of those giants is Theodore Beza (1519-1605).

Mangled “Message” of the Beatitudes

July 28, 2009

When the focus of The Beatitudes becomes "you" instead of Christ and his kingdom, it merely becomes a moral lesson no different from all other religions that teach salvation by good works--helping the poor and those who grieve and are oppressed, being humble and honest, and promoting peace among people.

“Evangelicalism’s Terminal Generation?”

July 20, 2009

-- Dr. Albert Mohler, President, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

What if a Calvinist’s daughter was damned?

June 2, 2009

"According to Calvinists this means that the reason God chooses to damn some people is because his glory shines through more fully as a result, and God's glory is God's supreme concern." - Randal Rauser, a seminary professor who can't fathom God's sovereignty in election.

Pilgrims United to Christ in Suffering and Victory

May 15, 2009

This is the good news for you: that not only are you united to him in his suffering and dying unjustly for your sin, but also in his glorious resurrection. This is your hope as you continue in your pilgrimage in this perishing world of pain and persecution.

Calvinism Changing the World

May 7, 2009

Calvinism "offers a rock-steady deity who orchestrates absolutely everything, including illness (or home foreclosure!), by a logic we may not understand but don't have to second-guess" and that "our satisfaction—and our purpose—is fulfilled simply by 'glorifying' him."

What do you mean by “profession of faith”?

May 6, 2009

After persevering through the catechism and review classes, and 1-1/2 to 2 hours of interviewing by the elders, Maria Teresa Cadaoas, Jill Abarra and Russel De Guzman: welcome to Pasig Covenant Reformed Church family of Christ!

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