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Is it Right to Call Jesus “Father”?

In a comment posted here, a reader named Duane asked (in an edited version): Why is Jesus never referred to as “the Father,” aside from that Isaiah prophecy? Is it incorrect to call Jesus “Father” or “Abba”? This article is

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Is the Doctrine of the Trinity Polytheistic?

The vast bulk of Christian denominations, representing the overwhelming majority of Christians, subscribe to the doctrine of the Trinity—which, boiled down to its essence, is “one God in three persons.” Non-Christian monotheists such as Jews and Muslims commonly charge Christians with

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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 1: God is a Trinity of Persons?

When Martin Luther (1483–1546) made his big break from the Roman Catholic Church, he originated a new doctrine, which he set up as the foundation stone of Protestant belief. That doctrine is “justification by faith alone,” also known by its

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What is the Biblical basis for disbelief in the doctrine of the Trinity?

The theological basis for this article This answer is based on the Bible interpretations and Christian theology put forth by Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772). This theology is not unitarian as that is usually defined, because Swedenborg stated that the Father, Son, and

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According to Emanuel Swedenborg, will a good person who rejects Jesus go to Heaven?

From the perspective of Swedenborg’s theology, this is a trick question. Technically, according to Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), anyone who rejects Jesus (“the Lord,” as Swedenborg refers to him) cannot go to heaven. However, Swedenborg’s definition of “rejecting the Lord” is

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The Bible Doesn’t Say It!

I’ve written a new article on “Christian Beliefs” that the Bible Doesn’t Teach.  Its purpose is to show that many old, traditional, and common “Christian beliefs” are not actually taught in the Bible, even though many people think they are. This

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Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

Quick! Guess! What was the hot topic for Christian leaders a few centuries after Jesus Christ died? Naturally, they were having a spirited discussion about the nature of God. But that doesn’t quite capture what was going on. In the

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