Category Archives: Depravity

Our only hope and those who receive it

Watching and reading the daily news gives the feeling that things are not getting better on the planet we call home.  Current conditions make me want to offer a simple prayer, “Dear God, things are not so good down here. I … Continue reading

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A closer look at the effects of Adam’s sin

There has been a good bit of recent focus on the historical personhood of Adam. Interestingly, after Genesis 5, the Old Testament does not mention Adam. He doesn’t reappear in Scripture until the genealogy of Jesus. There is a kind of … Continue reading

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A dangerous and predatory evil

Envy is a universal evil found in every culture and class of people. It’s often prevalent among refined and ostensibly religious people. Continue reading

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Hello, My Name is..

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Complex and Corrupt beings

The longstanding Christian view of human responsibility is one reason why evangelicals, (particularly in the field of counseling), have been reticent to accept findings of medical research that attribute moods and behaviors to neuro-physiological deficiencies. Continue reading

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A truthful account of human history

  Telling the story of humanity requires contrasting terms. We must include narratives of goodness and evil; love and hate; beauty and cruelty; life and death. Themes of dignity and depravity are relentlessly recurrent in all cultures – at all … Continue reading

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5 Audio Messages for You

___________________________________ ___________________________________ Live an examined life God is our Creator Fallen from Greatness When Two Become One What should we expect in marriage? Steve Cornell

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