Alexander Campbell & the Indwelling of the Holy Spirit

What was Alexander Campbell’s belief regarding the indwelling of the Holy Spirit within the Christian? The debate over how the Holy Spirit indwells the Christian has been contentious in the past. While it is rationally unavoidable that the Holy Spirit does indwell the Christian (cf. Rom. 8:9-11), the debate continues over how. Campbell’s view on … Continue reading Alexander Campbell & the Indwelling of the Holy Spirit

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An Inspection of The Family International

Cultic practices are not new to society. Cults have been around for millennia, including the emperor worship cults of the Roman Empire and the sexual cults which comprised the first century pagan religious scene. There are several well-known cults in existence today such as the Church of Scientology, Jehovah’s Witnesses, The Church of Jesus Christ … Continue reading An Inspection of The Family International

Unconditional Election: Unconditionally Unbiblical

This study is an important one for several reasons. “Reformed” Churches are becoming more popular in America (“Is There”), and such bodies of faith often feature some of, if not all of, Calvin’s tenets. Calvinism “has been a dominant shaping force in American Protestantism” (Reid). If Calvin’s tenets are false (viz. unconditional election), then this … Continue reading Unconditional Election: Unconditionally Unbiblical

Is the Futurist Antichrist Anti-Biblical?

The futurist interpretation of Revelation is pretty popular in American culture and in “Christendom” as a whole. Perhaps it is popular because every futurist falsity oozes with alarmist sensationalism. Either way, the impact of the futurist view on the culture around us is unmistakable. Television channels such as the History Channel frequently have programs featuring … Continue reading Is the Futurist Antichrist Anti-Biblical?