Did God Require Sacrifice?

There are various atonement theories of Jesus’ death on the cross for mankind. The most popular seems to be what is known as the Penal Substitution theory of Calvinism or the Satisfaction Theory of Roman Catholicism. Both of these theories assert that Jesus either appeased God’s wrath towards us by …

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The Hebrew Roots Movement, the Law, and Philippians 3

The Hebrew Roots Movement (HRM) literally idol worships the Law as they place it above Christ, reducing Him to nothing more than a Torah Observer, such as themselves, who in some Calvinistic fashion gave His life to pay the debt for their sins. They can’t see that the Law was …

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Eternal Security: Biblical Truth or Revival of a Gnostic Heresy?

Definition of Heresy: A theological or religious opinion or doctrine maintained in opposition, or held to be contrary, to the ‘catholic’ or orthodox doctrine of the Christian Church -Oxford English Dictionary In Calvinism one is “Eternally Secure”, or at least the “elect” are, no matter what they do, even if …

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Modern-day Christianity: What does it mean to be a Christian?

I was talking with my four-year-old son yesterday about his behavior. Being a normal four-year-old, he can be rather rambunctious at times, however, I want to give him an early start in learning about Jesus and teach him as the Bible instructs us to: “Train up a child in the …

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