Augustine of Hippo Augustine also known as Saint Augustine was born on 13 November 354 and died on 28 August 430. His Latin name was Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis. Augustine was a Christian theologian during the fourth and fifth century, he is regarded as a church father. He is called Augustine of Hippo because he was […]
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Adoptionism This is a 2nd century heresy that completely denied the Deity of Christ and presented Christ as a mere man whom God adopted for his obedience to become His son. This adoption is said to have occurred during Jesus' baptism, resurrection or even at his ascension.Â Adoptionists teach that Jesus was rewarded by God […]
He loves me, He loves me not How can one be sure that God loves them? At some point in time, almost every Christian will be faced with the problem of assurance. They will question whether God loves them with their many sins. And like a teenage girl, they will pick up their Bibles and […]
The philosophical outlook especially associated with Rene' Descartes (1596- 1650), particularly in relation to its emphasis on the separation of the knower from the known, and its insistence that the existence of the individual thinking self is the proper starting point for philosophical reflection.
A group of beliefs and values, usually secular, which govern the actions and outlooks of a society or group of people.
A deliberate break with the unity of the church, condemned vigorously by influential writers of the early church, such as Cyprian and Augustine.
The word is used in two senses: the visible and the invisible church. The visible church consists of all the people that claim to be Christians and go to church. The invisible church is the actual body of Christians; those who are truly saved.
The teaching regarding free will that the sinner is capable of acting and choosing without the limitations of his sinful nature.
Biblically, it is the divine judgment upon sin and sinners. The punishment is called the wrath of God. It will occur on the final Day of Judgment when those who are unsaved will incur the wrath of God. It is, though, presently being released upon the ungodly (Rom. 1:18-32) in the hardening of their hearts. […]
Is the Holy Spirit God? The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity. Many people know so little about the Holy Spirit as He is less preached on pulpits today, some know Him as a force while others know Him as just the power of God, but of His Person hood and Divinity […]