Religion


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Buddhism and Christianity Today

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Buddhism

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Buddhism and Christianity Today Dr. Jim Denison Historical background: Siddhartha Gautama (563-483 B.C.) is the founder of Buddhism. He lived in nobility and wealth until he was 29 when, shortly after the birth of his son, he came to despair the meaninglessness of his life. And so he renounced his life of royalty and lived […]

2 pages

Christian Science and Christianity

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Miscellaneous

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Christian Science and Christianity Dr. Jim Denison “A cult…is a group of people polarized around someone’s interpretation of the Bible and is characterized by major deviations from orthodox Christianity relative to the cardinal doctrines of the Christian faith, particularly the fact that God became man in Christ Jesus” (Walter Martin, The Rise of the Cults). […]

2 pages

Disciples Are Not Religious

Scripture: Colossians 2

Topic: Religion > Christianity

Series: Invest Eternally

Disciples Are Not Religious Colossians 2:1-8 Dr. Jim Denison Today’s Super Bowl will divide the nation into two camps. Not between those who cheer for the Steelers and those who are fans of the Seahawks, but between the few of us who care and the most of you who don’t. This is Super Bowl XL, […]

2 pages

Hinduism and You

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Hinduism

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Hinduism and You Dr. Jim Denison Introduction Hinduism is the most ancient religion in the world–there is no time in literature when there was not some form of this religion. Most philosophical foundations are found in the Upanishads, a collection of treatises based on about 300 years (800-500 B.C.) of religious reflection by various sages. […]

2 pages

Islam, 9-11, And You

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Islam

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Islam, 9-11, and you Dr. Jim Denison History Islam was founded by Muhammad (A.D. 570-632), in the midst of religious pluralism, idolatry, and division among his Arab people in Mecca and the Arabian peninsula. Muhammad’s hatred of idols led him to place an immense emphasis on the unity and transcendence of God. Islamic theology thus […]

3 pages

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Christianity

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Jehovah’s Witness

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Christianity Dr. Jim Denison “A cult…is a group of people polarized around someone’s interpretation of the Bible and is characterized by major deviations from orthodox Christianity relative to the cardinal doctrines of the Christian faith, particularly the fact that God became man in Christ Jesus” (Walter Martin, The Rise of the Cults). […]

2 pages

Judaism and Christianity Today

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Judaism

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Judaism and Christianity Today Dr. Jim Denison Introduction According to 2008 statistics, the world Jewish population numbers about 13.3 million. About 5.5 million live in Israel and 7.7 million live in the Diaspora, with 5.5 million in the United States. That means that about 41.3 percent of the world Jews now live in the Jewish […]

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Miscellaneous Cults

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Miscellaneous

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Miscellaneous Cults Dr. Jim Denison “A cult…is a group of people polarized around someone’s interpretation of the Bible and is characterized by major deviations from orthodox Christianity relative to the cardinal doctrines of the Christian faith, particularly the fact that God became man in Christ Jesus” (Walter Martin, The Rise of the Cults). Basic traits: […]

2 pages

Mormonism and Christianity

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Mormonism

Series: Who’s God and Whose God?

Mormonism and Christianity Dr. Jim Denison “A cult…is a group of people polarized around someone’s interpretation of the Bible and is characterized by major deviations from orthodox Christianity relative to the cardinal doctrines of the Christian faith, particularly the fact that God became man in Christ Jesus” (Walter Martin, The Rise of the Cults). Basic […]

3 pages

Radical Islam

Scripture: None

Topic: Religion > Islam

Series: None

Radical Islam: The Greatest Threat to the Western World Dr. Jim Denison In November 2008, an Arab newspaper in London reported that Osama bin Laden is planning an attack against the United States that will “outdo by far” September 11. The warning was printed on the front page of Al-Quds Al-Arabi and was widely reported […]

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