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What Sets Christianity Apart?

Herman Bavinck: The fundamental distinction between Christianity and other religions arises from the fact that in Scripture the initiative in religion is not taken by human beings but by God. In pagan religions it is human beings who seek God … Continue reading

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Christians & Their Bibles

Herman Bavinck: Believing God at his word is in no way inconsistent with human dignity, anymore than it dishonors a child to rely with unlimited trust on the word of her or his father. So far from gradually outgrowing this … Continue reading

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The Chief Rule of the Christian Life

St. Augustine: When a certain rhetorician was asked what was the chief rule in eloquence, he replied, ‘Delivery’; what was the second rule, ‘Delivery’; what was the third rule, ‘Delivery.’ So if you ask me concerning the precepts of the … Continue reading

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The Complete Savior & The Triple Cure

It is a common thing for Christians to speak about the work of Christ under the organizational headings of Prophet, Priest, and King. As a Prophet, Jesus brings us the truth of who God is, what God has done, and what … Continue reading

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