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“Is God fair?”


 Fortunately for us, God is not fair. Fairness would mean that everyone receives exactly what he or she deserves. In many people’s minds, fairness is everyone being treated the same. If God were completely fair, we would all spend eternity … Continue reading

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“Is God sovereign or do we have a free will?”


When we talk about free will, we are usually concerned with the matter of salvation. Few are interested in whether we have the free will to choose salad or steak for our dinner tonight. Rather, we are troubled over who … Continue reading

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“Calvinism vs. Arminianism – which view is correct?”


Calvinism and Arminianism are two systems of theology that attempt to explain the relationship between God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility in the matter of salvation. Calvinism is named for John Calvin, a French theologian who lived from 1509-1564. Arminianism is … Continue reading

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“What happens to people that never hear the Gospel?”


 Recently my Sunday School teacher informed that of the six billion people on earth some 1.5 billion were Christians and that of the 4.5 billion people who were not, about one billion of these have never heard the Gospel.  There … Continue reading

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“What is the Baptist Church and what do Baptists believe?”


First Baptist, Second Baptist, American Baptist, Southern Baptist, General Baptist, Independent Baptist, Primitive Baptist – the list goes on and on. Just who are these groups, and where did they all come from? Do they believe the same things or … Continue reading

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“What are the five points of Calvinism?”


The five points of Calvinism can be summarized by the acronym TULIP. T stands for total depravity, U for unconditional election, L for limited atonement, I for irresistible grace, and P for perseverance of the saints. Here are the definitions … Continue reading

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Tobacco Is A Food


Tobacco is actually a food.  Though hazardous if smoked, it’s leaves contain a number of nutritional substances that can help sustain life for a time if no other food is available. It is also true that many things which are … Continue reading

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