Without a doubt, the most famous statue of Jesus in the entire world is Christ the Redeemer. Overlooking the sprawling city of Rio de Janeiro in South America, the Redeemer…
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On Sunday morning, April 4, 2021, the Rev. Raphael Warnock stood in front of his congregation and delivered an Easter sermon like he’d done for the past decade-and-a-half. His message…
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Today’s Christian scholars spend large amounts of time trying to convince people that Jesus is divine. The Church uses sermon series, books, events, websites, and a host of other resources to focus on that important debate.
But as strange as it may sound to modern Christians, one of the church’s first major struggles was to convince the world that Jesus was actually human!
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Anne Askew didn’t raise a family. She never made large sums of money. She couldn’t even claim a solid reputation as her own. Instead, she was burned at the stake for crimes she committed against the state.
As ludicrous as it may sound, most of those crimes revolved around her understanding of the Lord’s Supper.
The Reformation created many mighty saints inside the Christian faith: John Calvin, Martin Luther, and Ulrich Zwingli, just to name a few. Sadly, the important work of the Reformation also cost many saints their lives.
Michael Sattler was one of those men.
We live in a world filled with “i”Stuff: iPads, iPhones, and iTunes. Ahhh…the power of “i.”
But long before Steve Jobs and Apple Inc. built their kingdom on “i,” Christian theologians argued over the simple letter to salvage true Christian doctrine from heresy.
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Origen’s life is just as significant today as it was when he lived it during the 2nd and 3rd Century A.D. He taught at Christian schools, wrote many commentaries on the Bible, and produced some of the greatest defenses of the faith in his time.
But his life was almost cut short by martyrdom when he was still a young boy.