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Faith in Christ vs Faith of Christ
There has been great debate over this whole issue of faith IN vs. faith OF for centuries ... and I suspect it will continue on for centuries to come because of the mistaken notion that truth can be ascertained by scholastics. The fact is that there are far more references to "faith IN Christ"... Read more
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Hello my friends! The Shovel articles presented in this section are related to Acts 5 in more than just a passing reference. To access them, choose from either the list of article links below, or from menu on the right sidebar (they are identical). These articles might originate from a few... Read more
Ananias and Sapphira
Read about these two in Acts...they fall dead when their lie about money is exposed? Whats up with that...was it God that took their lives and if so why? Surely God was satisfied with Christs work on the cross...so why did they have to die? The most obvious thing I see in this account is the... Read more
Obedience and obeying?
Are you saying that, for the Christian, obedience isn't obeying? It seems that you are saying that we obey by simply breathing and living. Is our simple existence obedience? C Hello C, Let's take a look at that first question where you want to know if I am saying that, for the Christian,... Read more
What must I do to be saved?
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And he called for lights and rushed in, and trembling with fear he fell down before Paul and Silas, and after he brought them out, he said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” They said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.” Acts 16:29-31 Perhaps you assume... Read more