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Why Isn’t Paul in Swedenborg’s Canon?

Here is a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Luca: Paul’s letters have a central role in Christian doctrine, yet Swedenborg does not mention them. Why? Thanks. Thanks for the good question, Luca.

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Jesus Changed Paul’s World

(Note: This post is an edited version of one of my responses in an ongoing conversation with a reader. Click here to see the original version within its thread.) Hi Ben, Thanks for sticking with the conversation. I wish I

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Posted in Science Philosophy and History, The Bible Re-Viewed

Response to a Calvinist Critique of my article “Faith Alone Does Not Save”

In a recent comment, a reader named Robert B. asked for my response to an article by a Calvinist teacher named John Calahan. That article, which I’ll link for you in a moment, is a critique of my article, “Faith

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The Extreme Weakness of Faith Alone and Penal Substitution

A recent comment on the article, “What is the biblical basis against Sola Fide (salvation by faith alone, apart from works)?” led to a multi-part question by a regular reader of this blog named Rami. You can read his comment

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Doesn’t Ephesians 2:8-9 Teach Faith Alone?

When you’ve been raised to believe something so fundamentally that it forms the basis of your spirituality, it can be quite difficult and disorienting to learn that your belief isn’t supported by the Scriptures or by the facts. This is

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Today’s Christianity: Vastly Void of Truth

Here is a comment that a reader named Kyle left recently in response to the most popular post on this blog: “If there’s One God, Why All the Different Religions?” Lee, I found your article tickled the ears of culture

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Does Doctrine Matter? Why is it Important to Believe the Right Thing?

Many articles here on Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life are about how people from all different religions, and even people who have no religious beliefs at all, can go to heaven if they live a good life of love and

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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 8: God Accepts Sinners as Righteous?

For Part 7, click here: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 7: Imputed Righteousness? Or start at the beginning: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a Trinity of Persons? And now we come

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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 7: Imputed Righteousness?

For Part 6, click here: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 6: Jesus’ Death Appeased the Father’s Wrath? Or start at the beginning: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a Trinity of Persons?

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The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 6: Jesus’ Death Appeased the Father’s Wrath?

For Part 5, click here: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 5: Jesus Paid the Penalty For Our Sins? Or start at the beginning: The Faulty Foundations of Faith Alone – Part 1: God is a Trinity of

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