'Athanasius' Tagged Posts

'Athanasius' Tagged Posts

TIMELESS TRUTH

In the verses before us today, Jesus says:  “If you remain in My word, you are really My disciples.  You will also know the truth, and the truth will set you free”  (John 8:31-32 EHV).  This includes the truth of the Holy Trinity.  For a lot of folks the name Athanasius may not ring a bell.  But we Christians owe the man a great deal. …

“CONTEND FOR THE FAITH”

There is a “call to arms” in the little book of Jude on the far end of the New Testament.  “Contend for the faith!” says the sacred writer.   There is no getting around it.  If you are a faithful Bible reader, then you know that many portions of God’s Book sound a militant tone.  The apostle Paul tells us to put on the full armor of God, to take up the sword of the Spirit…

TIMELESS TRUTH

For a lot of folks the name Athanasius may not ring a bell.  But we Christians owe the man a great deal. In the early centuries of the Church, a fellow named Arius, along with others, introduced the false teaching that Christ was “like” God, but not “the same as” God, that is, one equal Being with God the Father and God the Holy Spirit.  Souls were confused and…

KINGDOM OF THE PERSONALITY CULTS

“An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest,” says Luke. No wonder one old sage said:  “The path to hell is paved with priests’ skulls.” Years ago, on some pastors’ shelves, you might see a book entitled, Kann auch ein Pastor selig werden? – Can A Pastor Also Be Saved?  Strange question?  Not to pastors who know how easy it is to…

A GOSPEL FOR SISSIES?

If you are a faithful Bible reader, then you know that many portions of God’s Book sound a militant tone.  The apostle Paul tells us to put on the full armor of God, to take up the sword of the Spirit which is the word of God.   This is neither popular nor politically correct in many sissified churches these days.  The fierce doctrinal battles of years gone by, the…
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