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The Reformation Principle of “Sola Scriptura”, or, “Scripture Alone”

“Last evening I paused beside the blacksmith’s door, And heard the anvil ring the vesper chime; Then looking in, I saw upon the floor, Old hammers, worn with beating years of time. ‘‘How many anvils have you had,’ said I, ‘To wear and batter all these hammers so?’ ‘Just one,’ said he, and then with…… Continue reading The Reformation Principle of “Sola Scriptura”, or, “Scripture Alone”

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5 Important Truths God Wants You to Know

The “good news” of the gospel is set against the bad news of personal sin. From the apostle Paul’s letter to the church at Rome, we discover five important truths from God about our own brokenness and the hope only He can offer. (1) God wants you to know that you are a sinner in need…… Continue reading 5 Important Truths God Wants You to Know

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Islam and the Deity of Christ

The Koran denies the doctrine of the Trinity, and therefore it denies the deity of Christ. Sura 5:74 They have certainly disbelieved who say, “Allah is the third of three.” And there is no god except one God. And if they do not desist from what they are saying, there will surely afflict the disbelievers…… Continue reading Islam and the Deity of Christ

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Islam and the Scriptures

The Muslim viewpoint is this. Allah, because of man’s propensity to be led astray from the path of virtue, has sent Prophets with divine revelations. Some of these Prophets, such as Moses, and Jesus, were given books, reflected in the Pentateuch, and the Gospels. Unfortunately, these books, these historical documents have been corrupted. The only…… Continue reading Islam and the Scriptures