Christ Chapel of the Valley, North Hollywood, Calif. Whosoever believes on the Lord Jesus Christ, shall be saved. (John 3:16) This is one of the most quoted verses in the Bible, yet there are churches that add ‘except’ to it. Various churches are so protective
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (Romans 8:1) Well, that seems plain enough. It’s particularly true when you tie it to our main focus passage: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son,
Karl Barth, the premier theologian of this century for Germany, and the major contributor to the document that freed the German Church from Hitler’s influence, said that all Christian theology must begin and end with the person of Jesus Christ, or it is not Christian
Back to Index In summary: Homosexual activity in the temple by male prostitutes is clearly prohibited by the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament). Homosexual activity in general may have been prohibited at the time by the Holiness Code, but that code is no longer binding on
First Congregational United Church of Christ, Tucson, Ariz. This is how much God loved the world: [God] gave [God’s] Son, [God’s] one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole
‘Whosoever shall believe’ Over the last several months I have been writing to a person who is extremely knowledgeable in the Bible. I suspect that he may have graduated from a seminary at one time. This person once was a transsexual in transition, and he
In the past few years the religious right has sought to make homosexuality and the Bible its number one issue. Having come out of the fundamentalist movement as a pastor, teacher and theologian, I feel it only right to answer their bigotry, hatred and lies.