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Mars Hill Church, where Rob Bell is pastor, has issued some clarifying statements regarding his new book. I wanted to comment briefly on some things. Does Love Wins affirm that Jesus is the only way by which we are saved? Yes. Love Wins is clear, our only hope for reconciliation with God is found in […]

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Faith is one of those words that has become redefined in the lives of Christians. Without a daily reading of and thinking about scripture, these things become easily distorted. Consider these words from Kenneth Copeland: God framed the worlds by faith. Everything God made, He made by faith. Everything He does, He does by faith. […]

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Assurance Dialog

For those who may be interested, here is a conversation I had with a Lutheran on the assurance of salvation. His comments are in black, mine are in blue (there is another fellow by the name of Mark also in the discussion. I have largely left him out except where we overlap. His comments are […]

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Dawkins on Faith

Richard Dawkins has, on a number of occasions, defined faith as belief without evidence. Dawkins is an intelligent man and things like this should really be below him. Faith is synonymous with belief. Both assume an object. There is something that is believed. Any proposition that we hold to be true is a belief. But […]

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