Come Christians Join to SingHymns and Songs

Psalms, Hymns, & Spiritual Songs: “Come Christians Join to Sing”

Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs In Ephesians, we are given directions on how to properly live as Christians. One of these is to sing “psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.” Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because …

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Apologetics

3 Common Methods of Apologetics

“…at its core Christianity is rational. That which is irrational or absurd is not worthy of either belief or personal commitment. It is the fool who embraces irrationality. To embrace the absurd is to be engaged not in faith but in credulity.” ~ RC Sproul (“Defending Your Faith: An Introduction”) In the area of apologetics, there is much debate as …

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Why should we practice apologetics?Apologetics

Why Should We Practice Apologetics?

Apologetics is to give an answer, to explain, to clarify a position. As Christians, we are called to practice apologetics, but why? What is the reason(s) for being able to answer people? Like a little child asks about everything…”but why?” Biblical Command The first and most important reason to practice apologetics is because God has commanded us to do so. …

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What is Apologetics?Apologetics

What is Apologetics?

Practicing Christian apologetics does not mean apologizing for being a Christian or for the doctrines of Christian theology. The term apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia which means “to give an answer or “to make a defense.” “Therefore, Christian apologetics is that branch of Christianity that deals with answering any and all critics who oppose or question the revelation …

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Theology

What is required to properly study theology?

It is easy to understand that studying theology is something every Christian should practice. Organizing the categories of theology may make it easier to approach such a broad topic, but how does one actually study theology? “The knowledge of divine things to which Christians are called is more than a formal acquaintance with biblical words and Christian ideas. It is …

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11 Reasons to Study Theology(1)Christian Living, Theology

11 Reasons to Study Theology

11 Reasons to Study Theology Theology is the study of God. If God is truly the Creator, the Sustainer, the Savior, and Sovereign, why wouldn’t we want to study theology? Who wouldn’t want to know everything they could about the One in ultimate control over everything? There are people who do not understand why we should study God. How do …

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What is Theology?Theology

What is Theology?

What is Theology? Over the next couple of weeks I will be doing a series about theology. I’ll be answering questions like: What is theology?, Why should we study theology?, Are there different types of theology?, and How do I know I have the right theology? Theology comes from two Greek words. “Theos” meaning “God” and “logos” meaning “word” or …

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