Topic: Doctrine and Theology

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To the Jew First and Also to the Greek

The good news that Christ died for our sins, and that he rose from the dead to open eternal life, and that salvation is by grace through faith—all that is for everyone who believes.

Self-Esteem: Who Are We, Really?

God does not inflict upon us the psychological battering of the cross in order to leave us in a tormented condition. It is at the cross where we are offered through the gospel the very righteousness of Jesus Christ.

Works Without Faith

The evidence from daily headlines “violence, corruption, bizarre cruelty” has accumulated to the point that it cannot be ignored. You no longer have to be a conservative Christian to see that our civilization is tottering.

Capital Punishment: Right or Wrong?

I'll define capital punishment as “that social institution whereby a government punishes a certain crime by putting the offender to death.” The assumed circumstances are that a crime really has been committed, a certain person is known to be guilty, and the verdict and execution is carried out fairly, by a recognized and responsible government. The issue is not “Is capital punishment always right?” No one maintains that capital punishment is right for every crime, or when carried out by just anyone. When it is mistakenly carried out against the innocent it is horribly wrong. The real issue should ...