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Atheist Responsible for Shootings
American History, Christian Beliefs, Christian History, Christian Living, Christian Worldview, Concepts of God, Other Than Christianity
One’s beliefs necessarily determine one’s behavior. Benjamin Franklin clearly understood this fact when he told Thomas Paine that atheism and agnosticism leads only to social anarchy: “If men are so wicked with religion, what would they be if without it.” Paine, who consulted Franklin concerning political matters, had requested Franklin to review his Age of Reason before it was published. Franklin understood that left to determine his own morality, man only and always falls into personal and collective anarchy. Examples of this fact may be drawn from early America...Read more... Read more... -->
George Washington and the Bible
American History, Bible, Christian Beliefs, Christian History
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How We Got the Bible
Bible, Christian Beliefs, Christian Living
In the early Christian Church, believers were forced to decide what books of Scripture they would be willing to die. If a book was not regarded as authoritative, conscience did not forbid them to surrender it to pagan authorities, but if a work was regarded as inspired and evidenced Divine authority, Christians were far less likely to part with it. Yet this was only one of the influences that gave rise to the development of the New Testament. The article below describes why certain books are authoritative to Christians and how they came to be so. Table of Contents * Click headings to...Read more... Read more... -->
Benjamin Franklin Was Not a Secularist
American History, Christian Beliefs, Christian History, January Articles
Leaving the deism of his youth and the immorality it produced, Benjamin Franklin came to realize that the Calvinism of his youth was closer to reality than he had previously imagined. Though never fully returning to this theological tradition in which he was raised, he realized that human government must reflect God’s government of the world, and for this reason, secularists, atheists, agnostics, and the irreligious falsely attempt to lay claim to Franklin as one of their patron saints. This brief primary writing of Benjamin Franklin—though challenging—completely destroys present...Read more... Read more... -->
Remembering the Life and Ministry of St. John
Apostles, Christian Calendar (Holidays), Christian Living, December Articles
December 27 St. John Remembered The life and ministry of the Apostle John, son of Zebedee, is observed annually on December 27 by Christians in the West. St. John was distinguished as a prophet, an apostle, and an evangelist. He is known as the beloved disciple or “the disciple whom Jesus loved,” and was the younger brother of James the Great. The two brothers, and sons of Zebedee, were known as the “sons of thunder.” John was previously a disciple of John the Baptist, and after becoming a disciple of Jesus was not only one of the Twelve Apostles, but one of the three...Read more... Read more... -->