Tag: christianity

Popular Beliefs: Original Sin

Therefore, as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin; and so death passed unto all men, for that all sinned (Romans 5:12). Christianity features many beliefs which prove very popular; many of them are accepted and perpetuated without much thought or consideration to what is said in the Scriptures. We do well to test the…

Popular Beliefs: Faith Only

For by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not of works, that no man should glory. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God afore prepared that we should walk in them (Ephesians 2:8-10). Christianity features many beliefs and practices that prove…

Acts of the Apostles

Luke had previously written to “Theophilus” regarding the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. Yet that was only the beginning of what Jesus had done and taught. The time had come to continue that story and set forth how the Lord Jesus, through the Apostles, made sure His Gospel was proclaimed in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and…

Q&A: Abortion

Q: What makes abortion sinful? Shouldn’t the woman have the right to choose what happens to her body? A: Abortion, as the conscious, planned termination of a developing human in the womb, is as murder. Abortion, as such, is not explicitly mentioned in Scripture. Abortion is explicitly condemned in the Didache, a first century Christian exhortation (Didache 2); ancient pagan…