Category Archives: Christianity 101

It Is Finished

We have pretty well covered what this series set out to do. We’ve discussed being a Christian and becoming a Christian. We talked about not getting bogged down with a bunch of man-made rules and regulations. Today, in this final … Continue reading

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Accepting Salvation

The concept of grace seems so difficult for people to accept. So often, we believe in heaven and hell, but we think heaven is something we need to earn. If you have not read the earlier posts on this subject, … Continue reading

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Obtaining God’s Forgiveness

All too often, we Christians want to complicate Christianity. We come up with rules we think must govern what it means to be a Christian. We make up rituals and rites and all manner of complication that have nothing to … Continue reading

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Tithing–Part Two

All too often, we Christians want to complicate Christianity. We come up with rules we think must govern what it means to be a Christian. We make up rituals and rites and all manner of complication that have nothing to … Continue reading

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Attaining Redemption

If you have not read the earlier posts in this series, find the “Categories” list in the right-hand column of this page and click on “Christianity 101.” This will pull up all the previous posts so you can read through … Continue reading

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Tithing

One subject that seems to present a stumbling block to Christians is tithing. Why should I tithe? What if I’m already having trouble paying my bills? If you have not read the earlier posts in this series, find the “Categories” … Continue reading

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Three Ways of Gaining Knowledge

Most Christians either desire—or at least delude themselves into thinking they desire—to pursue an ever-growing knowledge and understanding of spiritual things in general and God’s word in particular. In order to do that, however, we need to understand how spiritual … Continue reading

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A Blanket Promise from God

This week we continue examining some of God’s promises to Christians. Last week, we looked at what I call an “if/then” promise. God promised that if we would do this, then He would do that. Today, we are going to … Continue reading

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Why Worry?

We’ve looked at God’s major Old Testament covenants and then at the New Covenant. We’ve examined what happened at Jesus’s birth. Now let’s consider some of the benefits we as Christians receive under this New Covenant. We’ll spend the next … Continue reading

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What Christmas Is All About

Since you will be reading this on Christmas Eve or Christmas day, this is really a propitious time to discuss what happened at Jesus’s incarnation. It’s a subject of a lot of confusion. If you have not read the earlier … Continue reading

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