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How the term Evangelical has grown to blur theology and ideology

In the 19th century several lay preachers who taught a non-trinitairan Biblical faith, used printed media to spread the Good News of the coming Kingdom of God, by means of tracts and pamphlets, in times that evangelicalism became deeply intertwined with a certain strain of conservative politics, to end up in the 21st century where conservative evangelists became fundamentalists totally taken by GOP politics and blurring the lines between theology and ideology.

Autumn, Life and death, grace, regeneration and sanctification

In Christian theology grace is the spontaneous, unmerited gift of the divine favour in the salvation of sinners, and the divine influence operating in individuals for their regeneration and sanctification. In the many denominations of Christendom and Christianity there is a lot been said about grace, some believing it is something that has come toContinue reading “Autumn, Life and death, grace, regeneration and sanctification”

Controversial Pope

Continuation of: Catholics attacking their own so called infallible pope Lots of bishops having to chose the new pope thought to be on the safe side by going for a simple humble South American Bishop. It turned completely against their expectations, now having a pope who dares to say other things than lots of conservativeContinue reading “Controversial Pope”

500 Years of Reformation Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency

After 500 Years, Reformation-Era Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency Theological differences diminished to a degree that might have shocked Christians in past centuries. As Protestants prepare to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, new Pew Research Center surveys show that in both Western Europe and the United States, the theological differences thatContinue reading “500 Years of Reformation Divisions Have Lost Much of Their Potency”

When having taken a new direction in life, having become a Christian

English: Folio 18 recto, beginning of the Epistle to Thessalonians, decorated headpiece (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When the apostle Paul wrote to the churches at Colossa and Thessalonica he felt united with God the Father and the Lord Jeshua Christ. He knew that in the presence of our God and Father, we never had to forgetContinue reading “When having taken a new direction in life, having become a Christian”

Salvation and Spiritual mindedness

“Salvation depends upon the assimilation of the mind to the divine ideas, principles, and affections exhibited in the Scriptures. This process commences with a belief of the gospel, but is by no means completed thereby; it takes a lifetime for its scope, and untiring diligence for its accomplishment. The mind is naturally alien from GodContinue reading “Salvation and Spiritual mindedness”

In a few days time it will be 2020 years ago that the Messiah was born

Lord Krishna displays his Vishvarupa (Universal Form) to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In a few days time it will be 2020 years ago that the Messiah was born. Since the appearance of the Messiah 2 millennia ago for man’s attitude, not so much has been changed. Still man wants toContinue reading “In a few days time it will be 2020 years ago that the Messiah was born”

Saved through grace not through keeping rituals

Small-grace-for-all (Photo credit: Wikipedia)       We cannot ‘earn’ salvation through keeping rituals; we are “saved through grace” and it will only be through grace that we will gain a place in God’s kingdom. The essential ingredient for those who believe is to develop cleansed hearts, the outcome of having a genuine faith.  Continue reading “Saved through grace not through keeping rituals”

Glory of only One God Who gives His Word

  “((To the Chanter, a Psalm of David.)) The very heavens declare the glory of God, and the very firmament sheweth his handiwork.” (Psalms 19:1 TRC) “1  And God spake all these words and said: 2 I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt and out ofContinue reading “Glory of only One God Who gives His Word”

A Living Faith #5 Perseverance

A LIVING FAITH IN ACTION Perseverance Prev. A Living Faith #4 Effort Having accepted the wisdom of listening, taking to heart the Word of Yahweh and the effort that must be made in order to develop a living faith. We will come to realise that effort needs to be sustained if we are to putContinue reading “A Living Faith #5 Perseverance”