Atheist Dialogue on Morality

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I’ve been performing a minor thought experiment wherein an Atheist character embraces the “mass delusion” of religion for pragmatic reasons. The following is a dialogue I’ve been fiddling with between this character – Atheomoros – and two of his atheist friends regarding shared morality and its value to society. In particular, he favors the Christian moral code and attempts to make a case for adopting it whether you believe in Christ or not.

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Deliberately Causing Brethren to Stumble

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Romans Chapter 14 speaks a great deal about the lengths to which we ought to go to protect our brethren from stumbling and being shaken in faith. This echoes Jesus’ condemnation, when he says, “But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone […]

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This Week’s Hymn: I am the Bread of Life

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I know few hymns that can compare to this one in Scriptural accuracy and concentration of the Gospel. If you’ve not heard it, this hymn takes many of the promises of Christ and sets them to powerful music. The first few verses come from John 6, after he has fed the multitudes and is explaining […]

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On 21 Theses of Alt-Christianity

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Damian Michael posted an interesting 21 Theses for Alt Christianity at Return of Kings today. I wanted to take a closer look at these points and see how they measure up. All pictures are quoted from the original source.   1. Both theologically and morally, Alt-Christianity is traditionalist and right-leaning.┬áIt is also more focused on […]

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Musing on Sola Scriptura

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As a Christian born in the heritage of the Protestant tradition, I was raised under the teaching of the Five Solae: Sola Scriptura – “Scripture Alone” Sola Christus – “Christ Alone” Sola Fide – “Faith Alone” Sola Gratia – “Grace Alone” Soli Deo Gloria – “For God’s Glory Alone” Of these, Sola Scriptura is a […]

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Churchianism, and Why We Oppose It

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The term “Churchian” is often employed to mean those who take on the name and appearance of Christian but are not believers in truth. We must look at the errors of Churchianity and how it differs from the true faith.

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