Category Archives: Inconsistencies of Doctrine

Can A Human Be “Good”? Understanding Jesus’ Words in Mark 10:18

Here’s the passage that so many take as a concrete rule that cannot be broken, from the words of Jesus himself: Mark 10:18 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good except God alone. … Continue reading

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“Thus Death Spread To All Men”

Romans 5:12  Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned— This passage does not end with “because they were all born to sin-stained parents”.  Nor … Continue reading

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Understanding “Rewards”

NOTE: You will find a list of over 50 Bible passage below, pertaining to how God rewards man. One of the great difficulties one encounters when considering eschatology is all the misunderstanding that is promoted by popular doctrine.  While I … Continue reading

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In Search of a Logical Explanation for the Doctrine of “Original Sin”

Does man inherit a “sinful nature” from his parents?  Was he born under “original sin”? Approximately a bajillion Christians are convinced that he does.  After all, the concept is “biblical”, they will tell you.  But I’d like to test this … Continue reading

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Refuting Calvin: A Judgment Based on Works

Popular “Calvinist” doctrine takes a stance that Christians were taught by Jesus, the apostles, and prophets that “salvation” (by which they seem to mean “going to heaven”) was to be based, not on behavior/deeds/works, but upon one or more of … Continue reading

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You Are Not An Apostle

You are not an apostle. You know this already, of course.  So why am I writing an article to prove it? Well, interestingly, and awful lot of believers who already know they are not apostles routinely assume upon themselves various … Continue reading

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A Critical Analysis of “Why Should I Let You Into My Heaven?”

Recently, a Facebook friend asked me this question: Straight-forward question: If you died tonight, and God asked you, “Why should I let you into my heaven?”, what would your response be? After a bit of discussion, I decided to see … Continue reading

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The Problems With the “Core Doctrine” Paradigm of Christianity

There is a fairly popular notion in Christianity that, of all the religion’s teachings, there is a certain subset that is of fundamental importance.  This idea operates under a few different titles, among which are: Core Doctrine / Core Teachings … Continue reading

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“He Would Have Put It In the Bible”

In the introduction to the “Bible is Incomplete” category of posts on this website, I mentioned a Google search I did to determine something about the popularity of the phrase “he would have put it in the Bible” (which I … Continue reading

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Even the “Calvinists” Teach a Salvation by Works

Having just watched a sermon on a Sunday morning TV show, I thought I should go ahead and note some of the contradictions I heard. The Foundation The foundation of the sermon was the assertion of this passage (emphasis added): … Continue reading

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