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Contend Earnestly for the Faith

As we face serious challenges on two broad fronts—trouble in the world and trouble in the church—we’re called to “contend earnestly for the faith once for all handed down to the saints,” but how do we do this? Here are Paul’s simple instructions.
Sexuality and Gender

Try Before You Buy?

Many Christians have rejected the idea that sex is only for marriage, buying into the culture’s notion that chastity is unrealistic. Here’s why this “try before you buy” mentality reflects mistaken ideas on the nature of human sexuality, creates serious practical problems, and runs afoul of both God’s wisdom and his commands.

The “Heathen” and the Unknown God – Part 2

What about those who have never heard the gospel? The only way to know what God wants from us for salvation is for him to tell us, so to answer this question, we must trade on biblical truths and not on what seems to make sense to us based on mere human reflection.

The “Heathen” and the Unknown God – Part 1

When it comes to salvation, God’s way has always been narrow. There is forgiveness available, but no one will be saved without the gospel of Jesus Christ. What does this mean for those who have never heard of him?