Confession Of Sins Should Be Directly To God, As Only He Can Forgive Sins: A Rebuttal Of The Doctrine Of Auricular Confession Of Sins To Priests

Sin entered into the world from the fall of man, and has affected every man’s relationship with God ever since. Part of God’s requirements for admitting fallen mankind back into his presence is for sinful humanity to acknowledge and confess their sins in order to obtain mercy and forgiveness from God. The Bible tells usContinue reading “Confession Of Sins Should Be Directly To God, As Only He Can Forgive Sins: A Rebuttal Of The Doctrine Of Auricular Confession Of Sins To Priests”

How The Sabbath Has Evolved From A Mandatory Day Of Physical Rest In The Old Testament To An Eternity Of Spiritual Rest In Christ Jesus

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version.) According to the Scriptures, God finished creating the heavens and the earth in six days, and rested afterwards on the seventh day. He thereafter blessed the seventh day, sanctified it and declared it a day of rest. When God adopted Israel as hisContinue reading “How The Sabbath Has Evolved From A Mandatory Day Of Physical Rest In The Old Testament To An Eternity Of Spiritual Rest In Christ Jesus”

Are There Foods Christians Are Forbidden To Eat On Religious Grounds? A Systematic Theology of The Approved Diets Of God’s People From Creation Till Date.

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). At the beginning when God created mankind, he gave to man an entirely vegetarian diet. The original man was to eat only fruits, nuts, herbs and roots, all plant products. Man was not permitted to eat meat of any kind. The strict veganContinue reading “Are There Foods Christians Are Forbidden To Eat On Religious Grounds? A Systematic Theology of The Approved Diets Of God’s People From Creation Till Date.”

Mandatory Celibacy Of The Priesthood Examined In The Light Of The Bible

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version) Priests have been with us right from the beginning of mankind. They are a link between men and God, standing in the gap for the people and atoning for sins and iniquities, in order to reconcile people back to God. Initially, priests wereContinue reading “Mandatory Celibacy Of The Priesthood Examined In The Light Of The Bible”

Is It Biblical To Set Up Images Of Divinity And Dead Saints And To Bow Down To Them?

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version) It’s common practice among some Christians to venerate the Holy Trinity, as well as dead saints (including Mary the mother of our Lord Jesus), by setting up images of them in places of worship (as well as in their homes), and by bowingContinue reading “Is It Biblical To Set Up Images Of Divinity And Dead Saints And To Bow Down To Them?”

Is It Biblical To Pray To God Through Angels And Departed Saints? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of The Mediatory Role Of Angels And Saints In Prayer And Salvation

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version) Some Christian denominations propagate the doctrine of the mediatorial and intercessory roles of angels and departed saints in prayer and salvation. Such groups believe and teach that angels and departed saints can facilitate the prayers of living supplicants, and can also helpContinue reading “Is It Biblical To Pray To God Through Angels And Departed Saints? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of The Mediatory Role Of Angels And Saints In Prayer And Salvation”

A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Judgements Awaiting Saints And Sinners At The End Of Life On Earth

It’s a well established fact in the Scriptures that every person will face God’s judgement at the end of this life, to give an account of the lives they lived on earth, and to be judged for their deeds/misdeeds. The Bible makes it abundantly clear that it’s appointed unto men to die once, and afterContinue reading “A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Judgements Awaiting Saints And Sinners At The End Of Life On Earth”

A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Resurrections Of The Dead, And Their Implications For The Eternal Destiny Of The Soul

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). The resurrection of the dead is a foundational doctrine of the Christian faith. Without the resurrection, there can be no redemption/salvation for mankind. The doctrine of the resurrection of the dead is predicated on the fact that the soul of man does notContinue reading “A Biblical Exposition Of The Different Resurrections Of The Dead, And Their Implications For The Eternal Destiny Of The Soul”

Is There A Transient Place Where Souls Of The Dead Go For Purification Before Proceeding To Paradise? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of Purgatory In The Light Of The Bible

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New King James Version) The term “purgatory” refers to the condition, process, or place of purification or temporary punishment in which, according to medieval Christian and Roman Catholic belief, the souls of those who die in a state of grace are made ready for heaven. Purgatory (Latin: purgatorium; from purgare, “to purge”) has come toContinue reading “Is There A Transient Place Where Souls Of The Dead Go For Purification Before Proceeding To Paradise? An Examination Of The Doctrine Of Purgatory In The Light Of The Bible”

A Biblical Exposition Of Paradise As A Place Of Eternal Rest And Bliss For Souls Of The Righteous After Death

(All Bible quotations, except otherwise stated, are from the New International Version). The belief in paradise as a place of utter bliss, devoid of sufferings, is widely accepted by most people, both literally and figuratively. Most primitive myths believe mankind started life in some sort of paradise, but eventually lost it, and every human endeavourContinue reading “A Biblical Exposition Of Paradise As A Place Of Eternal Rest And Bliss For Souls Of The Righteous After Death”