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The Title 'Christian' - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... disciples were called Christians first in Antioch" (Acts 11:26). The name merely identified them as followers of Christ with no reproach intended. The second usage was some years later, by which time the term was evidently well known,...
The Title "Christian" - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... disciples were called Christians first in Antioch" (Acts 11:26). The name merely identified them as followers of Christ with no reproach intended. The second usage was some years later by which time the term was evidently well known,...
The Title “christian” - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... disciples were called Christians first in Antioch” (Acts 11:26). The name merely identified them as followers of Christ with no reproach intended. The second usage was some years later by which time the term was evidently well known,...
Casting Lots - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles” (Acts 1:26). This is the only instance in the New Testament where Christians are said to have “cast lots” in order to make a choice. This particular choice involved a very...
Who Is A Christian? - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... disciples were called Christians first in Antioch” (Acts 11:26).Thus, a Christian was a disciple (i.e., a “learner” or “follower”) of Christ. The term is transliterated directly from the Greek, “Christ”...
The Election Of God - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - Matthias; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles” (Acts 1:26). This system of casting lots is mentioned often in Scripture, and it seems like a haphazard way of making decisions, but at least it was preceded by prayer (Acts 1:24) and...
Lights in the World - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... and disciples (followers); even the pejorative "Christians" (Acts 11:26) identify us as representing the King! We must therefore shine with the truth (John 3:19) and shed the "light of the glorious gospel of Christ" (2 Corinthians 4:4), attempting...
Eternal Life - Article
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Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... most powerful proof of the claims and promises of the Lord (Acts 17:31). Much of that which is applied in John's epistle is based on the precise teachings of the Lord Jesus Himself, heard by John and recorded in John's Gospel under the...
40 Years of Blessing - Article
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Henry M. Morris IV - ... are really to teach “all the counsel of God” (Acts 20:27), and we have brought a creation-oriented message to churches and schools of just about every denomination. Of course, creation is not the whole doctrinal structure of...
The Heavens Are the Lord's - Article
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Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation” (Acts 17:24,26). The study of astronomy is appropriate, of course, if dedicated to revealing the majesty of God’s creative handiwork, for: “The heavens declare the glory of...
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