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Jun

What is the Trinity?

posted in Basics of Christianity, God, Tough Questions by Jim Denison

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It has been said that if the mind were simple enough for us to understand it, we would be too simple to understand it. Likewise, if God were simple enough for my finite, fallen mind to understand him, he would not be God. How does a mother explain marriage to her five year old daughter? How does a mathematician explain calculus to his third grade son?

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Jun

Where did God come from?

posted in Basics of Christianity, God, Tough Questions by Jim Denison

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Every parent knows the question is coming. We asked it of our parents, and they of theirs. Who hasn’t stared at the clouds by day or the stars by night and wondered what lies beyond. Where did the world come from? What lies beyond the incomprehensibly vast universe? If there is a God, who made him? If someone made him, how can he be God? Our children’s questions are our own.

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Jun

Is there only one way to God?

posted in Basics of Christianity, God, Tough Questions by Jim Denison

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Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a disease caused by tiny virus particles which attack the brain and spinal cord. Until this generation, polio was a kind of AIDS in American society. Why is polio not feared as it once was? The answer is named Jonas Edward Salk. Dr. Salk, an American research scientist, announced in 1953 that he had developed a trial vaccine for polio. By 1955, his discovery was being used across the world.

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