Archives : December-2021

Heaven Summary Heaven is our final home (John 14:2), a place without pain or suffering (Revelation 21:4). It’s our hope when this world seems to offer nothing but evil (Colossians 1:5). Heaven will likely be an intergalactic society (Revelation 21:24) with infinite people glorifying God by aiming to be perfect like Him (Matthew 5:48). Endorsements ..

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Hell Matthew 5:26–Truly, I say to you, you will never get out until you have paid the last penny. Summary Hell is a real place of intense pain: the punishment for our sins (II Peter 2:9). The Judeo-Christians from Moses to the 5th century as well as 21st century Orthodoxy teach total restoration, that hell ..

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Faith & Hope Summary Faith is about realizing what we lack (Isaiah 49:4) and relying on God instead of ourselves (Isaiah 26:3) as a child would (Matthew 7:8,11). Endorsements All Christians believe that we shouldn’t live life without divine help.  Concepts Our Needs Faith starts by not trusting in oneself. Faith can be difficult for ..

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God

God Summary God is the Father, Jesus Christ the Son, and the Holy Spirit (Titus 3:4-6). Worship means respecting and honoring God more than any other being (John 4:24). We worship God because He is perfect (Matthew 5:48): all-powerful (Romans 1:20) and all-loving (I John 4:8). We also worship God because we need Him to ..

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Teaching Summary Endorsements Concepts Teach from the Bible. Every confident teaching we give must have a Bible verse to back it up because only Scripture is infallible (II Timothy 3:16). No one thinks they are teaching falsity, but if 2 disagree, then one or both of them aren’t teaching from Jesus’ message (I Timothy 6:3-4). ..

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Spiritual Gifts Summary Endorsements Concepts Teaching Teaching is about explaining the Bible to all so that they may become mature Christians (Colossians 1:28). God judges teachers more strictly (James 3:1), because there is great room for hypocrisy (James 3:2). Read more about tea..

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Foundational Disciplines Summary As you start your relationship with Jesus, there are major tasks that you should do on a recurring basis to maintain your health (John 14:21). These are also known as rites or sacraments. Endorsements Christians throughout the world vary on how to follow these rules, but all are followed among all denominations. ..

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Judgment & Slander Summary Judgment is patient and filled with God’s Word (II Timothy 4:2), while slander is filled with anger and jealousy (II Corinthians 12:20). Judgment is against the sin, not the sinner (Romans 2:1,3). Many think they are helping others, but their feedback is really an insult if it’s forced (II Timothy 2:25) ..

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Unity Summary Christianity should unify on the Gospel of Salvation (Titus 3:3-9) and deity of Jesus (I John 4:2-3), but many church leaders prefer to quarrel about words and law (I Timothy 6:3,4; Titus 3:9) to follow individuals or organizations (I Corinthians 1:11-12). We need to learn how to communicate lovingly with Christians we don’t ..

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Communication Summary These rules are organized from the Bible because Christians have been dividing for millennia, speaking evil of each other (Titus 3:2) instead of gently and eagerly maintaining unity (Ephesians 4:2-3). Healthy communication is about speaking the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15). We still shouldn’t waste time with foolish, divisive people (Titus 3:10-11; Proverbs ..

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