Man's estrangement from God is wholly man's fault. Atonement denotes the way harmony is achieved, making the entire world at one or reconciled with God.
Despite Inanna's marriage to a god named Dumuzi, she still took lovers whenever she wished—she would not be constrained by the divine order of marriage.
Is it possible Cain saw himself as the great protagonist, the conqueror of Satan—even the Savior of the world? Did Cain literally have a "Messiah complex"?
Most of us are living in the end-time manifestation of Babylon the Great. We can resist her influence if we understand what makes her so attractive to us.
While more people consider themselves spiritual, fewer are religious. They are less sure about what they really believe and more tolerant of other beliefs.
John Ritenbaugh, analyzing two articles about the current state of religion in the United States (one from George Barna and the other from a disgruntled Protestant who converted to Roman Catholicism), expresses alarm that universalism, pluralism, and multi. . .
John Ritenbaugh, continuing on the topic of America's woeful lack of knowledge of religion, contends that slick business tactics and advertising takes precedence over scriptural knowledge. Getting a free lunch or a cup of Starbuck's coffee (free bread and . . .
The strife between this world's belief systems shows that God did not originate them. False teachings are dangerous because they can erode the faith.
John Ritenbaugh, reiterating that there is a malaise of hopelessness, anxiety, and dread permeating this nation like never before, systematically explains: (1) how we arrived at this crisis, (2) why God has ordained that we live in these conditions, (3) ho. . .
John Ritenbaugh cautions that most religious-professing people (including many members of the greater church of God) have not used the Word of God as their standard of morality and conduct, but instead are allowing society and culture to shape their attitu. . .
John Ritenbaugh, asking us about our preparedness as we made plans for the Feast of Tabernacles, asks us if we plan ahead when we understand God's purpose for the feast. All of us planned, anticipating needs, imitating this cardinal godly trait of our heav. . .
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