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The Essential Works of Jesus in the Nicene Creed

Essential Truths and the Nicene Creed What are the essential truths Christians believe about the things Jesus did? As defenders of the faith, we need to know which beliefs about Jesus’ deeds are essential and why we should believe them. I recently had a conversation with my mentor Darrell Bock about this, specifically about the […]

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Did Luke Mess Up on the Timing of the Christmas Story?

Qurinius’ Census Each Christmas, I hear the story of Jesus’ birth read publicly from the Gospel of Luke. And it often seems like the timing of Jesus’ birth and the census under some guy named Quirinius gets read pretty quickly, almost like it’s an unnecessary interjection no one really cares about. For most people, it […]

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