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Continuing my review of the November Watchtower article “Exposed: Six Myths About Christianity,” I’d like to remind my readers that the full text of the Watchtower article is in blue with my comments in black. The first two points on the history of the Trinity can be found here. I now continue with the church […]

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Continuing my review of the November Watchtower article “Exposed: Six Myths About Christianity,” I’d like to remind my readers that the full text of the Watchtower article is in blue with my comments in black. MYTH 4: GOD IS A TRINITY History What is the origin of the myth? “The impression could arise that the […]

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Continuing my review of the November Watchtower article “Exposed: Six Myths About Christianity,” I’d like to remind my readers that the full text of the Watchtower article is in blue with my comments in black. MYTH 2: THE WICKED SUFFER IN HELL What is the origin of the myth? “Of all the classical Greek philosophers, […]

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MYTH 1: THE SOUL IS IMMORTAL What is the origin of the myth? “The early Christian philosophers adopted the Greek concept of the soul’s immortality and thought of the soul as being infused into the body at conception.” – The New Encyclopedia Britannica (1998), Volume 11, page 25. Who is Borrowing? Ad Fontes! What is […]

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Nuda Scriptura

“Sola Scriptura!” was one of the battle cries of the Reformation. The Reformers were correcting the abuse of authority in the Catholic church who held that the church had the final authority. They paid lip service to scripture, but it was a general rule not to let the Bible into the hands of the laity. […]

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Literally Confused

According to the Reformers, literal interpretation is understanding scripture in its plain sense. Mr. Snapp seems to think that literal interpretation is taking words in their normative sense. The people who come out of the Catholic, or what we call the Reformed, or Amillennial tradition they take these passages and they say, “you know what, […]

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