Posts Tagged ‘scripture’

Is The ‘Universal’ Christian Church Supported by Scripture?

Here we continue with another chapter from Charles Weisman’s book Is Universalism of God? — with his important critique of the so-called “universal church” promoted by literally every mainstream “judeo-Christian” church. The Universal Church One of the main arguments among Universalists — and humanist Christians — is that after the [crucifixion], Jesus supposedly established a […]

BL – Origin of the Saxons in Scripture

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14 Bible Verses: How David Barton Misuses History and Scripture for Political Purposes

There is perhaps nobody more responsible for the widely held belief among right-wing activists that the United States was founded to be an explicitly Christian nation than religious-right pseudo-historian David Barton. Despite the fact that Barton’s misuse and misrepresentation of both American history and the Bible have been well-documented, his work has played a key […]

‘Church’ of Scotland minister claims: Scripture should be read in light of modern thinking on sexuality

(The Christian Institute) — An openly homosexual Church of Scotland minister has claimed Scripture does not have the final word on sexual ethics. On BBC Radio 4’s Sunday program, Scott Rennie said that scriptural teaching against same-sex acts should be reinterpreted in light of contemporary thinking. Rennie was being challenged by fellow minister Professor…

Christians requesting Scripture booklets for Ukrainian refugees

Photo Credit: Ales Ustinau/Pexels Europe (Mission Network News) — The number of refugees from Ukraine recently passed 5 million. The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) predicts that upwards of 8 million Ukrainian refugees will ultimately flee their homeland. Nations taking in refugees include Romania, Moldova, Greece, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Finland,…

Does The Iliad Deserve Reverence as Scripture Like The Bible?

Ten thousand years from now, when humanity has moved out among the stars, and an alien race discovers the Earth and explores it, can you imagine one of them coming across the Bible and reading it? Would he/she/it wonder, “Did these creatures believe these events really happened? Why was this so important to them?” The […]

RH – Astounding Discovery at Mt Ebal, Plus the Name of Yahweh in Scripture

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How The Devil And Satan Are Defined By Scripture

Jesus rebuks Peter, “Get behind me, satan.” Here we present an essay we found that does well looking closely at what the Scriptures actually say — and do not say — about “the devil” and “satan” — and why it is important for Christians to understand this crucial subject. You can find the original essay […]

Cherubim In Scripture — Who They Are — Who They Are Not — And Why It Matters

Christians and Bible students often gloss over the subject of “cherubim” in Scripture — most of their notions of what the cherubim are rely on inherited myths or reductive definitions. Probably the most common belief, of course, is that they are some kind of winged angels — whether a baby, man or chimera — but […]

‘Begging The Question’ And Distorting Scripture In Biblical Exegesis

We would like to address a topic we hope will be a benefit to anyone who has taken it upon themselves to study and understand the Scripture. Often when we read the Scripture, we become our own worst enemy — and being cognizant and weary of that fact is important. Here we would like to […]

Who Are ‘The Nations’ In Scripture — And Who They Are Not — And Why It Matters

Most Christians today have been indoctrinated by their pastors to cite Revelation 7:9 in order to justify their universal, unqualified scope of salvation offered by Jesus Christ: After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all the tribes, peoples, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, […]

Liberal NY Gov. Cuomo Cites Scripture in Delivering Remarks at Church About State Vaccination Efforts

NEW YORK — Liberal Gov. Andrew Cuomo cited two Scriptures on Sunday while delivering virtual remarks about state vaccination efforts from a Baptist church in New York City. “Happy New Year to all. 2020 is over and I say amen,” Cuomo, a Roman Catholic who supports abortion “rights” and same-sex “marriage,” said from Abyssinian Baptist Church. […]

Biden Cites Scripture, Catholic Faith in Attempt to Appeal to Religious Voters

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore/Wikipedia In an op-ed published by the Christian Post on Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden cited Scripture and his Catholic faith in an attempt to appeal to religious voters. However, some noted that if Biden really believes that man is made in the image of God like he asserts, he would […]

Freedom From Religion Foundation Asks Senator to Stop Posting Scripture on Sundays

WASHINGTON — The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has sent a letter to U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to request that he stop posting Scripture to his official social media accounts each week, asserting that the custom violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. “We write to request that you refrain from posting messages […]

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