McRoy’s thesis is that Easter, name and celebration, was not pagan in origin. The assertion of pagan origin of the name is largely based on the English and German names for the celebration.
“What is most tragic is that when we were given a wake-up call ten years ago on 9/11, we pushed the snooze button and went back toÂ sleep.” Ten years ago, R. C. Sproul reflected on what millions of Christians asked,
Ultimately, all Christian arguments concerning birth control or “family planning” must be based on Scriptural principles. But we find very little explicit teaching about contraception, unlike numerous texts concerning human sexuality and marriage. 1. The Bible is very clear about
In the Bible, most of the clapping is for two things, both of which have nothing to do with â€œclap offeringsâ€ today.
In the Philippines, where financial costs are almost always the biggest factor in major life decisions, cremation is a much cheaper option over traditional burial. Although Roman Catholicism frowns upon it, its popularity has risen not only because of its
In the secular world, accountants, auto mechanics, doctors, engineers, electricians, lawyers, plumbers, train operators, etc., can only practice their profession if they have a license. But if evangelicals would not trust a doctor to build their houses or an auto mechanic to do a root canal, why do they put a biblically-illiterate Tommy Lee in charge of their souls?
In Joshua 24:15, what choices were Joshua presenting to Israel when he told them, “Choose this day whom you will serve. . .”
Paul connects three of his major themes in his epistles: Godâ€™s grace in election, redemption and sanctification. We are his own chosen possession, redeemed and cleansed from all our sins and uncleannesses, and as elect and redeemed people, we are to live godly and righteous lives in this present age while waiting for our blessed hope in the age to come.
The latest Pew Forum survey found out that American Christianity is closer to Buddhism, Hinduism, and New Age than Christianity. Here are some “surprising” (really?) findings…
Calvin carried on a very extensive correspondence throughout his ministry, writing to people and churches he knew and even to those he did not know. He answered theological questions, offered advice to troubled churches, encouraged pastors and friends, and wrote letters of consolation to those in distress.
“It is incredible…that there were any people who spoke, [even] by the influence of the Spirit, in a language they did not know themselves! For the gift of tongues was not bestowed merely for the purpose of making a noise, but rather for the purpose of communication, of course!” – Calvin
With two, not three, swings of his staff at the rock, Moses struck out of the Promised Land! But we have a Mediator better and more complete than Moses. Moses could not give the people Living Water. Only God could. And Moses could not accompany Godâ€™s people into the Promised Land. Only Christ could, by his provision of the Living Water of eternal life.