Apostasy Warning: A Study of the Book of Jude

Apostasy Warning: A Study of the Book of Jude

 
On Wednesday evenings at GPEH (Grace Point at Eagle Heights Church) we are spending this year making our way through the book of Jude. This epistle is one of 5 Jewish epistles alongside Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, and 2 Peter. Though this is a short book, containing only 25 verses of text, it is nonetheless packed full of relevant, useful information.  This letter could have been written today, as we are struggling with the same problems, same heresies, same errors in the church.
 
In Luke 18:8, Jesus asks the question, “ When the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?”. Jesus was not speaking out of ignorance. Nor was He questioning whether all believers would be gone when He returns. Instead, He asked the question to spur the disciples on to faithfulness in prayer, to encourage them to keep on in their praying. The church today needs to pray. Read more…


The Resurrection of Jesus Christ…Cornerstone of the Christian Faith


resurrectionThe Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the Cornerstone of the Christian Faith.

As the Apostle Paul stated, “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins” (1 Corinthians 15:17). Christianity is NOT blind faith!  Dr. Greenleaf, the Royal Professor of Law at Harvard University, was one of the greatest legal minds that ever lived. He wrote the famous legal volume entitled, A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, considered by many the greatest legal volume ever written. Dr. Simon Greenleaf believed the Resurrection of Jesus Christ was a hoax. And he determined, once and for all, to expose the “myth” of the Resurrection. After thoroughly examining the evidence for the resurrection — Dr. Greenleaf came to the exact opposite conclusion! He wrote a book entitled, An Examination of the Testimony of the Four Evangelists by the Rules of Evidence Administered in the Courts of Justice. In which he emphatically stated:

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the Cornerstone of the Christian Faith

resurrectionThe resurrection of Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of the Christian Faith.

As the Apostle Paul stated, “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins” (1 Corinthians 15:17). Christianity is NOT blind faith!  Dr. Greenleaf, the Royal Professor of Law at Harvard University, was one of the greatest legal minds that ever lived. He wrote the famous legal volume entitled, A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, considered by many the greatest legal volume ever written. Dr. Simon Greenleaf believed the Resurrection of Jesus Christ was a hoax. And he determined, once and for all, to expose the “myth” of the Resurrection. After thoroughly examining the evidence for the resurrection — Dr. Greenleaf came to the exact opposite conclusion! He wrote a book entitled, An Examination of the Testimony of the Four Evangelists by the Rules of Evidence Administered in the Courts of Justice. In which he emphatically stated:

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Did the Resurrection Happen?

resurrection1The resurrection of Jesus Christ is of utmost importance!

The apostle Paul said, “and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain. 15 Moreover we are even found to be false witnesses of God, because we testified against God that He raised Christ, whom He did not raise, if in fact the dead are not raised. 16 For if the dead are not raised, not even Christ has been raised; 17 and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins. 18 Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. 19 If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied.” 1 Corinthians 15:14-19

If the resurrection did not happen, the apostles were liars, our faith is futile, we are still lost in our sins, the dead in Christ have simply perished, and everyone who has ever hoped in Christ is to be pitied above all men.  The resurrection of Jesus is important indeed.  Because of this,  it has been met with vehement opposition through the years.  Many alternative theories have been put forth to explain away the resurrection of Jesus Christ. These theories, however, simply do not hold water.

Here are the most common alternate theories given by critics: Read more…



Life By the Book- Contenders Radio 01092015

Life By the Book- Contenders Radio 01092015

Life By the Book- Contenders Radio 01092015. Do you believe that the Bible is the Word of God? Are you reading the Bible? Do you take it for granted? We are Christians not reading the Word of God. Why do we turn to other books for help, but not God’s Word? Check out 2 Timothy