3 Crucial Reasons Why Holding to PSA (Penal Substitution Atonement) is Legitimate

1. Only Exclusive PSA is Problematic Justice can be both restorative and retributive; these complementary aspects of authentic justice are not mutually exclusive. Rather, the two aspects belong together in order to comprise and demonstrate a well-rounded justice. Penal Substitution Atonement can harmoniously coexist with other Atonement views, such as Medical Substitution, Christus Victor, Aikido …

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Meditation on Jesus: “Life in Himself”

For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself (John 5:26)."Life in himself"... what does that mean? Whatever it is, Jesus has it because the Father has it; and the Father has granted Jesus to have it. As always, the context of the passage …

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Q&A: “How Good Must I be In Order to be Called a Christian?”

A Facebook friend-of-friend recently posted the following:To be saved a person must stop smoking, drinking, drugs, and cussing. Attend church on a regular basis, and become a born again Christian. Now are you ready to commit to being a Christian? If not then Hell is your destiny.....If you don't believe me, read your Bible. So …

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Jackie Hill’s “My Life as a Stud”

Warning: explicit testimonial http://youtu.be/m7oeWvF_hj0 For an article on Jackie Hill by Christian News Network, Nov. 28, 2014 please see Former Lesbian Turned Christian: ‘We’ve Made God Little if We Believe He Cannot Change People' by Heather Clark ................................... OTHER RESOURCES: Can People Really Change? Podcast: How Does a Cruciform Hermeneutic Affect Your Reading of Homosexuality …

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Sexual Attraction and Lust

[Lamb's Harbinger (writer, Sam Kean) realizes the below article is homophobic and based off of poor interpretations of the Bible, garnered from his fundamentalist and conservative evangelical past. He has since written a more up-to-date and accurate view of Queer theology, especially as regarding the subject of marriage HERE and HERE; and he can only …

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Exposing the “Third and Fourth Generation” Lie

It is the aim of Lamb's Harbinger to bring good news to the afflicted/poor, to bind up the broken hearted, to proclaim liberty for the captives and freedom for the imprisoned, & that now is the time of God's gracious favor for all to accept (Is. 61). Some of the religious lawyers and "leaders" in Jesus' day did just …

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What Christians Mean by “Overcome the World”

  "Do not be afraid, I have overcome the world," (John 16:33).   True followers of Jesus would like to tell the world that biblical Christianity is not interested in "conquering" the world. In fact, that would prove futile, because if one believes the above words of Jesus, then he also realizes that the world …

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Eternity in Your Heart

“Why shouldn’t things be largely absurd, futile, and transitory? They are so, and we are so, and they and we go very well together.” -- George Santayana, Harvard, 1889 to 1912. “There is no reason to suppose that a man’s life has any more meaning than the life of the humblest insect that crawls from …

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No Karma Here, Just Grace

"There is no karma to Christianity."  I have received criticism from other Christians for making that statement before. My accuser's reply was, "What about God and how he makes you reap what you sow? Isn't that in the Bible? It's all the same thing." But, the Buddhist definition of karma is far different from the biblical Christian's …

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