Category Archives: Tertullian

4 Minute Devotions: Just Another Belief?

2 Corinthians 6:15     What harmony is there between Christ and Belial? What does a believer have in common with an unbeliever?   One of the major battles that Christianity is currently fighting within itself, is a creeping form of … Continue reading

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Tertullian Revisited: Chapter 8 – We are Faith Finders, not Spiritual Seekers

  Some people believe that the purpose of life is to seek the truth. Christians and heretics abide by this concept, but differ in regard to the outcome. True believers find the truth and stick with it. Heretics find the … Continue reading

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Tertullian revisited: Chapter 7 – Modern heresy is paganism revisited

Chapter 7: Heresy is paganism revisited.  The world is wise in its own eyes. It has always chosen to be blinded by its own reason and to shut out God. The world is man’s attempt to build for himself a … Continue reading

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Tertullian Revisited: Chapter 6 – Heresy is sinfully chosen over the will of Christ

 To reject a heretic is to disarm him of any credibility. The task of the Church is not only to neutralize the ideas and opinions of heretics, but also to enhance and edify orthodox beliefs. The unity of the Church … Continue reading

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Tertullian revisited: Chapter 5 – Every generation in the Church needs to be aware of Heresy

Chapter 5 – Every Generation in the Church needs to be aware of Heresy.  Apart from confronting heresy, the Church also needs to use it as a means of fortifying the faith.  The Gospel message has to be purely preached … Continue reading

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Tertullian revisited: Chapter 4 – Tolerating heretics destroys the Church

Some people find it difficult to call others in their midst, “heretics.” We live in a culture where tolerance is the panacea to all our troubles, and intolerance is anathema to peace and unity. But it was Jesus Himself who … Continue reading

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Tertullian Revisited: Chapter 3: Heretics make themselves Unwelcome in the Church

Chapter 3: Heretics make themselves unwelcome in the Church False assurance and a smug attitude bedevil the heretic. He is so enchanted by his own twisted logic that he loses the ability to doubt his feelings, turning his faith into … Continue reading

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Tertullian Revisited: Chapter 2 – Heresy is a Virus that Attacks the Church in Every Generation

Chapter 2: Heresy is a Virus that Attacks the Church from Within.   Heresy’s existence in the church is not a cause for alarm, but of pity. Just like a computer virus, the heretic has been contaminated with bad theology … Continue reading

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Tertullian Revisited: Chapter 1

Heresies Exist The character of the beginning of the 21st century is such that people everywhere declare their own truths to be self-evident in their own lives. Institutional truth is rejected, but individual truth is revered. Traditional values are mocked, … Continue reading

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