Showing posts from January, 2008

God Created

Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.This is one of the most revealing statements ever written, not only in the Bible but within every book that has ever been written. It is clear, concise and direct. It is a revelation found right here in the very first verse of the Bible, which is the top selling book of all time. It answers the great question of how this universe came into existence - God created. However this is also one of the most ignored revelations throughout history, even though the evidence for its truth is astronomically overwhelming in measure. Anyone who feels the need to ignore this revelation and look to other possibilities for the existence of creation is suppressing the truth and becoming willingly blind to the creation around them. To explore the possibilities of anything other than divine creation is to accept a theory that has absolutely no evidence to support it. The idea of proving divine creation is difficult for some…

Unlimited Atonement

Calvinists claim that Christ's atonement was limited because Christ could not possibly have died for all men because all men are not saved. To say that Christ died for all men when all men are not saved would make Christ's death ineffective and would deny his ability to save those whom he wanted to save. On the surface this argument seems to make sense, the problem is that while the Bible says Christ died for all men it does not say Christ died to “save” all men. The Scripture often states that Christs death was for everyone. What Calvinists seem to not realize is that it is not by his death alone that we are saved. The Scripture is very clear on this point. Christ's death reconciled us to God but it was by Christ's resurrection that men are saved. Consider the following passage:1 Cor 15:12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? 13 If there is no resurrection of t…