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Can You Ever Have Too Much Religion?

At what point can religion become excessive? Surely, whenever it becomes dysfunctionally all-consuming and distresses the quality of your own life or anyone else’s, enough is enough. , immoderate religiosity, zealotry, hypocrisy, religious persecution and oppression can all be symptoms of having … Continue reading

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Why Are Christians Not Considered Jews?

Jesus Christ, the undisputed founder of Christianity was undoubtedly Jewish, both ethnically and religiously. He never set out to start a new religion but to fulfill the old. [Matthew 5:17] So why are today’s Christians not considered Jews? Clearly there … Continue reading

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Is Christianity Possible Without the Bible?

Can you be a real Christian without ever having cracked open the Bible? Of course you can! Consider the Bible didn’t even exist as such until the fourth century. It was then that the final canon was settled upon. The … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood

Clearly, from a purely scientific point of view, a worldwide flood did not and could not have occurred in 2348 BC. There is absolutely zero credible scientific evidence whatsoever to support this flood scenario. Not withstanding, sixty percent of American’s believe the flood occurred … Continue reading

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Seeking Happiness Through Christianity

Though some televangelists may try to convince you otherwise, Jesus never promised happiness in this life. If so, early Christians martyrs would have certainly been disillusioned as lions gnawed off their limbs. Even Jesus himself was not always the picture … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Say?

Billions of people worldwide proudly proclaim they are Christians. That’s great. But I can’t help but wonder, what would Jesus say? I mean, there has to be heaps of people who claim to be Christian but do not actually follow … Continue reading

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“Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner”?

“Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner.” That’s not from the Bible. That’s actually a quote from Mohandas Gandhi. Funny how conservative Christians treat the words of a Hindu as if they came straight from God. I like Gandhi, don’t get … Continue reading

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Are You a Good Christian?

Sorry, but that was a trick question. In actuality, there is no such thing as a good Christian. Jesus said that only God is good (Mark 10:18, Luke 18:19).  To call oneself a “good Christian” is to directly contradict Christ himself. … Continue reading

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“Real Christians”

Hang around Christians long enough and you will eventually hear one of them say that some other persons, groups or denominations are not “real Christians”. To them: Hmmm… is that so? Are you absolutely sure that you are the one who … Continue reading

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Literalism Vs. Inerrancy Vs. Infallibility

It is important to distinguish between the related, but separate concepts of biblical literalism, biblical inerrancy, and biblical infallibility. Some are used interchangeably depending on who you ask. But going by strict definitions for reasons of precision, however, they are … Continue reading

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