An Incomplete Hope

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Neo Pseudo Gnosticism.

For the past several weeks, I’ve been writing short-ish articles about a problematic belief that seems to have infected modern Christianity. These beliefs seem like pale echoes of an ancient heresy that was roundly condemned by the Church nineteen hundred years ago. In my not-so-humble opinion, it should always worry…

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Original Intentions

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Neo Pseudo Gnosticism.

Last week, we talked about how a watered-down version of gnosticism, a heresy that was rejected and condemned by the early church, has reasserted itself in the Church. In broad strokes, this pale echo can be summed up with these two beliefs: The physical world, rather than being inherently evil…

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Confess & Believe: Funnel Faith

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Confess & Believe.

In Romans, Paul encourages us to confess and believe so that we might be saved. Over the last two weeks, we looked a little at what it means to confess. But Paul says that when we’re Christian, we believe as well as confess. Sounds simple enough, right? But what, exactly,…

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Confess & Believe: Take a Stand!

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Confess & Believe.

Last week, we took a look at one way that we confess, namely when we confess our sins. But confessing has another meaning, one that I believe is just as important. “Confessing” is also a way that we take our stand about what we believe as Christians. Jesus puts it…

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