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Left Behind, the Movie (2014)

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“Left Behind” (2014) stars Nicolas Cage and is a remake of “Left Behind: The Movie” (2008) starring Kirk Cameron. Both movies are based on the popular book, Left Behind, by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins (1998.) Generally speaking, The Theology Nerd is not…
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The Origin of Baptists

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What is the origin of the Baptist church? The term Baptist does not occur within all stages or eras of church history, but we do see the evolution of a people who eventually became known as the Baptists. Today, that…
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Basic Doctrine of Scripture

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Certain ideas are crucial basics here, meaning no conversation can truly go forth without some fundamentals. We might call them, as Francis Schaeffer did, “true truths.” They are thoughts so necessary that any concept of reality falls apart without them….
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Ephesians 2:8-9

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EPHESIANS 2:8-9 8 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, 9 not a result of works, so that no one may boast. We know that salvation is a gift from God. It is…
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Chosen By God – Sproul

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Chosen By God is an excellent read penned by R.C. Sproul and published by Tyndale House. It was originally published in 1986 and has sold over 200,000 print copies. This book very clearly and understandably articulates the classic reformed doctrines…
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All About the Books

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Meghan Trainor is all about that bass, but The Theology Nerd is all about the books. The more you hang around here, the more quickly you will truly understand the love we have for them. Think of the huge gift…
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The Week in Review

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Thanks for checking in with us. While we publish no new content on Sundays, we do review the week by linking to all of our previous posts so our readers can quickly catch up on anything that might have been…
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Reflections on World-Changing Theologians, Part 2

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As we wrap up our A to Z series on “Theologians Who Changed the World,” let us examine these men through a kind of near and far approach; think of it as the difference between a microscope and a telescope. Looking at history…
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Reflections on World-Changing Theologians, Part 1

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Our A to Z trek through “Theologians Who Changed the World” has brought us to certain conclusions. History is anything but dead; it informs our experiences today. We realize that it does not fascinate all people equally and perhaps there are a few…
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Z is for Zwingli

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Ulrich Zwingli is also known as Huldrych Zwingli, a Swiss reformer and contemporary of Martin Luther. His ideas were independent of Luther’s, but did run parallel and both arrived at similar conclusions. Their most important commonality was the basis of their work – the Word…
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