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What Did Jesus Do on the First Holy Saturday?

“He descended into hell.” The Apostles’ Creed (359 A.D.) According to the Gospels, Jesus’ disciples mourned his death and hid in fear. According to Luke, the women prepared spices and ointments on Friday, rested on the Sabbath and went to … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Exist? (Part One)

As a Christian, my beliefs are grounded in history. I believe in the Jesus who was born in Bethlehem, performed miracles in Galilee and Judea, and died and rose again in Jerusalem. Which is why an article entitled 5 Reasons … Continue reading

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Did the Apostle Paul have Epilepsy?

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy when I was 5th grade, and have been taking anti-seizure drugs ever since. I continue to experience the peaks and valleys of having a chronic medical condition. Medication that works as a teenager may not … Continue reading

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Should Christians Ever Read the Quran?

“…as even some of your own poets have said, ‘For we are indeed his offspring’.” – Acts 17:28 There is a contemporary praise song with these words that the Apostle Paul spoke to the Athenians during his second missionary journey.  … Continue reading

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Is Charging Interest a Sin?

LORD, who may dwell in your sanctuary?…[he] who lends his money without usury… Psalm 15 This may be an oversimplification, but there seems to be two basic kinds of debt: The kind that comes from overspending, and the kind that … Continue reading

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How Important are the Details?

And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. – Luke 2:7 Pope Benedict XVI has written a new … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Know Everything?

The Gospels present us with a rather serious theological challenge. If Jesus is divine as well as human, isn’t it reasonable to expect him to know everything? If the Son of God ’emptied himself’ (Phil.2:7) to take on human flesh, … Continue reading

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