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Are Microchips the Mark of the Beast?

Technology is quickly advancing and this is a beautiful thing. People are now able to have chips implanted into their hands as a way to replace everything that goes into a wallet: credit cards, debit cards, ID cards, etc. This BuzzFeed video follows around a guy named Charlie who actually is able to pay with…

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What Is the Deal with Circumcision?

We have all probably wrestled with this question: of all the signs and symbols that God could have chosen, why on earth did he have to choose circumcision? What is with all the seemingly unnecessary pain?

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The Phoenix Seminary Faculty Works

At Phoenix Seminary, we live our motto, “Scholarship with a Shepherd’s Heart.” This means that we have a faculty that trains men and women for gospel-centered ministry for the building up of healthy churches in Phoenix and beyond. In 2017, the faculty has labored in countless ways, but let’s try to enumerate some of them.…

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The Cultural Mandate: Two Hendiadyses

The Reformed Tradition has long referred to Genesis 1:28 as the “Cultural Mandate” (cf. Francis Shaefer and Abraham Kuyper). Culture, defined by Ken Myers, is “what human beings make of the world – in both senses” — as humans create and interpret they are making culture. This “cultural mandate” is given it’s shape in Genesis…

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How to Discern God’s Will and Make Decisions

As humans we are constantly making decisions — paper or plastic, tea or coffee, follow or lead, shoes or sandals, In-N-Out or Chipotle, and ‘should I be an engineer or an artist’? Obviously some decision are easier to make than others and just about every decision carries a different amount of ‘weight.’ Below is the…

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Grudem’s New Book: “Free Grace Theology? 5 Concerns”

“Free Grace” is a term that refers to a theological position held by a number of evangelicals that someone can have Jesus as savior without having him as their Lord. They argue that turning from sin is not a necessary component of conversion and assert genuine faith does not necessarily lead to good works. This…

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