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The God of the Old Testament You often hear critics of Christianity saying the God of the Old Testament is a different God than the God of the New Testament — that this Old Testament God is mean-spirited and vindictive, but that the New Testament God is merciful and loving.
The House Church    The House Church | Discussion Meetings | House Church Movement

I support the home church movement, but I'm unwilling to say the home church model is the best, or that it is the only model endorsed by the Bible.
It Must Be True Various evidence for God's existence and his nature.
Astrology and Horoscopes Astrology is popular in our modern society. Newspapers print your daily horoscope, and people ask what sign you are. But what does the Christian faith and the Bible teach about astrology?
Astrology, the power behind it I am amazed at how many people believe in Astrology without having considered its truth-claims. I never once in all my years studying and practicing Astrology, heard anyone ever mention the topics of how it worked or whether it was true.
Hell Is Hell really eternal torture?
Jo Anne's Cure What is Christian faith?
Astronomy of the Bible This article is composed of quotes and my commentary from the book Astronomy of the Bible: An Elementary Commentary on the Astronomical References in the Holy Scripture, by Edward Walter Maunder, 1908.
Bible Topics A variety of topics.
Speaking in Tongues My view.
Rebekah's Deception What was really going on in Genesis 27 when Jacob stole the blessing of Esau?
Homeschool — the new Holy War The issue of homeschooling has become a battleground in the church today. Each side has taken positions that can divide the body of Christ.
Home Bible Community A denomination based on radical changes to the traditional church model as well as important differences with the House Church model.
The Virtues To live a Holy Spirit-enlivened life of virtue. Anyone who wishes to please God should desire to excel in the virtues.
The Splendor of Truth This article is an overview of a few points from the lengthy Papal Encyclical Veritatis Splendor (The Splendor of Truth) written by Pope John Paul II in 1993.
Hermeneutics A seven-article series on the topic of Biblical interpretation.
Who did the Jews think Jesus was? It is very significant when a rabbi identifies various Old Testament prophecies as the Messiah since Jews who reject Jesus as the Messiah typically insist these prophecies do not refer to the Messiah.
God Creates and Sustains the Universe My insight into the nature of the universe, time, and the natural laws.
Overview of My Ideas I list them.
The New Heavens and the New Earth My view.
How Are We Saved? I was discussing with some Southern Baptists whether or not non-Christians can be saved; they were very uncomfortable with this topic. They wanted to believe it was possible but were repeatedly and emphatically taught that only Christians can be saved.
Eternal Life Once created by God, the soul lives forever. The redeemed enjoy a special kind of eternal life.
Soul & Spirit Controversies Two controversies of the soul.
Philosophy, the study of the soul Main portal to articles about this topic
How to know what is true In my many years as a Christian I encountered many truth-claims.
Christian Philosophy Various Christian topics.
Doctrines Various doctrines such as apostolic succession. The doctrine of apostolic succession is a cornerstone of Catholic teaching. If it's flawed the whole structure collapses.
Moral Law in a Perfect World Instead of wondering what kind of moral rule we should impose on all the wicked, depraved, ungodly people of today's world why not consider a world in which everyone is holy and saintly?
Gay Marriage What the Bible has to say
Homosexuality What the Bible has to say
My Videos Text of my several videos
Should we shun those with rage addictions? The Bible says yes.
Adam & Eve The first humans lived in a real garden
Soul vs. Matter Life exists only in the spiritual realm; the universe is inert.
The Magi Who were they?
The Age of Genesis The creation of the universe and its creatures; the first humans of the agricultural revolution (Adam & Eve); Noah's flood.