Category Archives: Theology

Tongues were Real Languages

“Speaking in tongues” has been a leading feature of the Pentecostal-Charismatic movement ever since its inception. The first supposed occurrence of “tongues speaking” in the modern era took place at 11.00pm on Jan 1st 1901 in Topeka, Kansas, USA, when Agnes Osman claimed to possess and use this gift. Aside from the historical fact that the […]

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The History of the Temple of God

The author Erich Sauer (1898-1959), in chapter 4 of his classic work From Eternity to Eternity (Paternoster Press, 1954), outlines the purpose and history of the “Temple of God” from its beginning through to the eternal day of God. This insightful article, dealing with a much neglected subject, opens up a theme that runs throughout […]

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Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?

Arriving at a clear understanding of the true nature of salvation represents the first step in settling the question of eternal security. The Bible clearly teaches that at the very moment of genuine repentance and saving faith a sinner is: Converted – turned around (Acts 3:19) Reconciled – made at peace (2 Cor 5:19) Sanctified […]

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Transubstantiation

Once a matter of life and death, transubstantiation is now generally a matter of indifference. Despite the fact that the process of transubstantiation apparently takes place 120,000,000 times a year (once at each Catholic Mass worldwide), many evangelicals have neither heard of the word nor know what it means. Even when they find out, they […]

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