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Thinking Christianly


When we are confronted with issues we are often tempted to use proof texts from the bible to present a Biblical view. Proof texting can be dangerous especially as it often means that we rip a verse out of context … Continue reading

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Creation,Fall and the Promise of Redemption


When we read the first 3 chapters of Genesis it is easy to be so taken up with the subject of creation and the fall that we altogether miss the promise of redemption. Chapters 1 and 2 show us the … Continue reading

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Sin,Guns and Violence In The Light of Paul’s Letter to the Romans


Introduction:Although the  views expressed in this post are applied to contemporary situations, they are views that I first developed in the early 1970’s and are therefore not a hasty reaction to what is going on now. In the current debate … Continue reading

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The Sinfulness of Humankind.


The doctrine of humankind’s sinfulness is not a popular one, one can understand this but it is important to stress that we can not understand God’s grace unless it is against this background. The essence of sin is rebellion against … Continue reading

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Reformational Christianity.


Reformational Christianity is also known as Neo-Calvinism, probably because this whole movement exists within the Calvinistic movement. The roots of Reformational Christianity are to be found in the rediscovery by Abraham Kuyper and his colleagues of the greater vision that … Continue reading

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