30 prompts for reflection on your integrity

The word integrity is related to the roots of words like “integrate” & “entire,” & its Latin root means “wholeness.” Integrity thus implies the state of being complete, undivided, intact, & unbroken. Such a state contrasts with one that is scattered, fragmented, & incomplete. When you profess to one principle, but act in a way … Read more30 prompts for reflection on your integrity

Let’s talk about being justified by faith

The concept of “justification by faith” is one of the most important doctrines in Scripture. Unfortunately, some misunderstand it, some scoffingly dismiss it, and some ignore it completely. But let me tell you something and I don’t think I’m overstating the case here, you cannot be a Christian unless you understand and embrace the doctrine … Read moreLet’s talk about being justified by faith

6 popular false beliefs about Christianity

One of the most popular names that we think of regarding Protestantism and Christianity in the 16th century is Martin Luther. One thing for which Luther was known is the concept of “adiaphora,” from the Greek meaning “things indifferent.” It is the concept that there are things in the Bible and in Christianity that do … Read more6 popular false beliefs about Christianity

You won’t go to Heaven just by being a member of the right church

HUGH’S NEWS & VIEWS The church as set forth in the New Testament was the fulfillment & fruition of God’s eternal purpose to redeem mankind Ephesians 3:8-12. It was brought into existence by Christ, being purchased with His blood Matthew 16:18; Acts 20:28. All who have been cleansed of & saved from their sins by … Read moreYou won’t go to Heaven just by being a member of the right church

When are we obligated to help the poor?

The Bible has much to say concerning helping the poor. Proverbs 28:27 says the person who hides his eyes to poverty, “will get many a curse.” But we are quick to argue, “Yeah, but doesn’t the Bible also say, ‘If a man won’t work, neither should he eat.” So how much should Christians give to the poor? When should we give … Read moreWhen are we obligated to help the poor?