Articles on theology.
What Is Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? What is the Unforgivable Sin (also called Unpardonable Sin)? In this article, Al Maxey will be looking at what is called “blasphemy of the Holy Spirit” and making a determination on whether or not that is the so-called “unforgivable sin.” The inimitable Emma Goldman (1869-1940), in her essay titled “Minorities versus Majorities,” made the following very insightful observation: “The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought” (Anarchism and Other Essays). Although her statement regarding the nature of an unforgivable sin is hardly biblical in nature, it is certainly true that independence of thought is a pathway that has led many a […]
As God made every animal He created a partner of the opposite gender. The partner provided companionship and assistance. The two of them also made the perfect team for raising offspring.
The central teaching of the Bible is that God wants to reclaim his relationship with us through Jesus Christ (John 3:16 & Romans 3:24-26). Jesus Christ came into the world to be sacrificed as a sin offering so that our sins could be forgiven. And now God will give eternal life to those who place their trust in him (Ephesians 2:9-9).
The writing of “revisionist history” is not unknown. Persons look back at an event or program and recast it in view of their own purposes. They explain the records and evidence consistent with those purposes. One of the periods most often
It is not uncommon to hear or read the statement, “all sins are equal.” In other words, if I drive one mile per hour over the speed limit, I may as well have exterminated millions of people in the eyes of God. If that’s true, we
Pertaining to our discussion(s) below about “falling” from grace I would like to ask a few questions to clear the matter up for me. An observation first.
“Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?” (Hebrews 1:14).
Within the Christian community there is a subtle but distinct lack of concern for the growth of abortion which finds its roots in apathy. The mentality is one of what other people do with their bodies has no effect on us as individuals.
When I first realized how clear the Bible is concerning women in ministry, I was awe struck. I thought, “How in the world could we have missed this?” I started to understand how simple it is to miss.
Believe it or not, we have a few things in common with our Muslim community. We are all created in the image of God. We all believe in a Supreme Being. They call him Allah. We call him Yahweh.