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Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?

The Muslim religion is prominent in American culture. Islam is in the American news cycle daily. Currently there are 1.5 billion Muslims in the world and Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion.[1] Yet, many followers of Christ are uninformed … Continue reading

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The Authority of Scripture: 3 Perspectives

There are many ideas that float around in our culture today about the reliability or accuracy of the Bible. Detractors often point out that since self-proclaimed “Christians” disagree about the meaning of so many different passages, the Bible must be … Continue reading

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Not Feeling It?

The feelings fight is a major front on the journey of faith in Jesus. If we base our faith on our feelings, rather than a more stable force, we will consistently struggle with assurance of salvation, trust in God, and … Continue reading

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Inigo Montoya on the Bible and Science

“I do not think that means what you think it means.” As we preach through Genesis at LifePoint, a main point of emphasis for us is allowing the Bible to speak for itself. This is a good discipline no matter … Continue reading

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Jesus vs. The Bible: A Fair Fight?

When Jesus gave his followers their final marching orders (what we often call “The Great Commission” in Matthew 28:16-20) he said, “Make disciples of all nations…baptizing and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” An important thing to … Continue reading

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Sola Scriptura: The Authority of the Bible

Rather than embracing the underlying suspicion of the Bible espoused by theological liberalism (as we’ve seen in the previous three posts), I want to offer the historic doctrine of sola Scriptura as a better alternative. I disagree with Zack Hunt, … Continue reading

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The Bible and Rob Bell (Part 2)

I began part 1 of this series yesterday with this assertion about the Bible: I believe the Bible is God’s word, that it is authoritative, clear, sufficient, inspired by God, infallible, and inerrant. We have to start here, not simply … Continue reading

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