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Colin Skinner
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Living for the only One worth living for.
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When the Holiness of God Seems Unappealing
“Holiness is a most beautiful and lovely thing. We drink in strange notions of holiness from our childhood, as if it were a melancholy, morose, sour and unpleasant thing; but there is nothing in it but what is sweet and ravishingly lovely. ‘Tis the highest ...

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What if Jesus Had Never Been Born by D. James Kennedy (Part 3)
Women - As I've already mentioned, female babies were either abandoned or killed at much greater rates. They were considered by Aristotle to be "somewhere between a free man and a slave." Rome, Greece, China, and India all were similar in this respect. Prio...

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What if Jesus Had Never Been Born by D. James Kennedy (Part 2)
The Elevation of Human Dignity  Children -  We forget that in the ancient world, child sacrifice was fairly commonplace. Rome is held up as the great place of learning, but it was also a place of rampant infanticide. Some children were offered up to gods, s...

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What if Jesus Had Never Been Born by D. James Kennedy (Part 1)
The first chapter summarizes the contributions of Christianity to the world, which will be proven in the rest of the book. The list that D. James Kennedy compiled speaks for itself so here is most of that list: Hospitals, which essentially began in the Midd...

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Simplifying the Mere Christianity of C.S. Lewis (Part 9: The Final Part)
"We are told that Christ was killed for us, that His death has washed out our sins, and that by dying He
disabled death itself. That is the formula. That is Christianity. That is what has to be believed. If you think of a debt, there is
plenty of point in a...

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"I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him:
"I'm ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don't accept His claim to be God." That is the
one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a ...

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Simplifying the Mere Christianity of C.S. Lewis (Part 7)
"People put up a version of Christianity suitable
for a child of six and make that the object of their attack. When you try to explain the Christian
doctrine as it is really held by an instructed adult, they then complain that you are making their heads
tur...

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Simplifying the Mere Christianity of C.S. Lewis (Part 6)
"My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this
idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line.
What was I comparing this universe with when I called i...

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Simplifying the Mere Christianity of C.S. Lewis (Part 5)
We Have Cause To Be Uneasy "That is the terrible fix we are in. If the universe is not governed by an absolute goodness, then all our
efforts are in the long run hopeless. But if it is, then we are making ourselves enemies to that goodness
every day, and ar...
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