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Brief Thoughts on Genesis 1-11

Written by Victor Stanley Jr. Genesis chapters 1 through 11 give us a front row seat so to speak to the beginning of time, man, civilization, and the world as we know it. From the onset we are given the six day creation story, and I feel that it is important to note that everything God creates is regarded as ‘good’. This reveals to us that there was nothing inherently wrong or evil within anything God created. Everything had a purpose and function given it by God, and neither nature, the elements, nor the universe were designed to be against man (more…)

By The Double Edge, ago
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Loving Disagreement

Written by Victor Stanley Jr. If you have ever expressed any type of views or opinions on any subject, whether it be ice cream flavors or your theological stance on soteriology, someone has undoubtedly challenged your views, and an argument has ensued. We have all taken part in arguments, debates, disputes, disagreements, or whatever else you want to call them. While there is nothing inherently wrong with arguing, arguments often times lead to hurt feelings, animosity, and division. (more…)

By The Double Edge, ago
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The Responsibility of a Fan

Written by Victor Stanley Jr.

What Responsibilities Do People Have When It Comes To The Art/Media They Consume???

Recently I participated in a live discussion that revolved around the topic of "Artistry Evangelism". I"m not going to explain all of that here, but you can watch the discussion here TuesdayTopic Live 3. One of the things I spoke on was whether or not Christian artists needed to explicitly present the Gospel or Christ in their music. I didn't fully expand on those thoughts, and have received some questions from various people, so I want to clarify a few things. (more…)

By The Double Edge, ago
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Heaven vs. Hell: The Wrong Approach To Evangelism

Written by Victor Stanley Jr. Many of us are familiar with the Christians whose evangelism technique centers on asking one of two variations of the same question. That question usually is phrased as such: “Do you want to go to heaven?” Or, “Don’t you want to keep from going to hell?” This question, and possibly the misunderstanding that fuels it, has placed me in conversations with non-believers that revolve around them grilling me about why Jesus is the only way to "win." They view the position of Christianity as this idea that if you're really good and pray to Jesus you’ll get to go to heaven, but if you're bad you go to hell. (more…)

By The Double Edge, ago