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5 Essential Bible Truths about Jesus

1. Jesus claimed to be God ‘I told you that you would die in your sins; unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.’ (John.8:24) What we believe about Jesus is essential to our salvation. Unless we believe correctly we will die in our sins. Here Jesus declares, ‘I am he.’ Who is he? I…read more →

Christadelphians, the Devil, and the Revelations of Christ 3

By Tony Cox In the Light of Christ Read part 1 of this series here, part 2 here. In the Old Testament God is portrayed as being in complete overall control of the universe. This is so much so, that God is able to temporarily allow evil to exist, for the sake of a greater good. God can, obviously, directly…read more →

Rob Bell: From Seminary to Operah

by Jon Taylor Background A decade ago, Zondervan published Rob Bell’s first book ‘Velvet Elvis’i which caused quite a stir amongst evangelicals although that was just a ripple compared with the tidal wave caused by his 2011 publication ‘Love Wins.’ii In particular, John Piper was deeply concerned about Bell’s thoughts on penal substitution and the atonement.iii Rob Bell usually writes…read more →

5 Ways Cults Twist Scripture

By What Authority? Ask a cult member about their faith and they will come up with a rote answer, often couched in the language of testimony. This is meant to redirect your attention away from the question, to the claims of the cult thrown in a positive light. Usually someone ‘went back to the Bible,’ ‘had a vision,’ ‘felt led…read more →

Sophia Alternative Healing Group

A Report on the Third Conference on Faith in Healing and Health Care Provision Held on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 July 2000 at St. Martin’s College, Lancaster. First, we reproduce some quotes from the introductory material to the conference: “(It will) seek to explore a wide range of issues pertaining to faith-related and spiritual aspects of holistic health and…read more →

A Look at Catholic Teaching

This article seeks to compare some of the teachings of Rome with a mainstream evangelical Christian understanding of Scripture. Scripture references are from the New International Version and references are taken from the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) 1984. Pocket Edition reprinted 1985. INTRODUCTION The Catholic Church has faced sometimes vitriolic attack from non-Catholics but this only serves to reinforce…read more →

Do Alternative Medicines Have a Scientific Basis?

Alternative medicines, an overview: There is no doubt that many surgeons, physicians, and healers in ancient days practised a great mixture of occultism, witchcraft, sorcery and divination Nevertheless there were unquestionably some elements of value in the methods and medicines they used if one can exclude all the occult paraphernalia that went with them. The product of some herbs e.g. opium…read more →

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