Category Archives: religion

Christianity… a Religion?

May 8 “Now this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom You have sent.” (Jesus – John 17:3) Whenever we talk about other religions, invariably someone will object: “Wait a minute! … Continue reading

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Other Roads to God… Buddhism

May 3 Essentially a religion without God (some say a philosophy), Buddhism is practiced by an estimated half billion people worldwide (mostly in the far east). Buddhism had its beginnings with a man named Siddhartha Gautama (560 – 480 B.C.) … Continue reading

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Other Roads to God… Islam

  May 1 As of 2017, the world’s largest group of believers, profess to be Christians (with an estimated number of 2.2 billion adherents). Second on that list are those who profess to be Muslims (1.8 billion). The beginnings of … Continue reading

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Other Roads to God… Introduction

April 30 When it comes to matters of faith, we have all heard someone say, “What does it really matter… all roads lead to God anyway.” This is a common belief. In some ways, it is a comforting belief… because … Continue reading

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The Unseen in the Christmas Story

  December 22 Today, I want to talk about all the people who were never mentioned in the Christmas story – yet, when we think about it… they are so integral in the message of Christmas. I’m talking about all … Continue reading

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Obedience; part 2

June 28 We have been talking about obedience to God. And about how it is not contingent upon keeping a bunch of religious rules. But one of the things that is often troubling is the fact that, in the Old … Continue reading

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Obedience

June 27 Any serious look at the Scriptures leads us back to a principle that often gets confused. We cannot escape it: The Bible calls us to obedience. We are all commanded to obey God. This may be the reason … Continue reading

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Religion and Rules

June 26 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’ and ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Luke 10:27) I grew up in a church … Continue reading

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Christianity, Just Another Religion?

June 25 A couple of days ago I wrote that: “Christianity is not a religion (although it CAN be made into one).” Today’s thoughts are a follow-up to that thought. I cannot emphasize enough, the importance that Christian faith is … Continue reading

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A Theist looks at atheism; part 2

May 9 In the April 2016, issue of National Geographic, there was a feature article entitled: The World’s Newest Major Religion: No Religion. In the article, the author explores the exploding trend of people who are turning from religious faith … Continue reading

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