Jude, the brother of Jesus, wrote to his fellow first century Christians, saying:
3 Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to God’s holy people.
(Jude 3 NIV)
Today, some 2,000 years later, there are thousands of doctrines across Christendom, many of which conflict. Any time humans are involved, there is bound to be a certain level of variation, conflict, and tension.
Sometimes, these differences carry little-to-no eternal significance, such as whether to observe religious holidays like Christmas or Easter.
But other times, misunderstanding or misapplying certain biblical texts or teachings has tremendous negative consequences.
As one of those imperfect humans, I don't pretend to have all the answers, nor do I claim perfect understanding of Scripture. The good news is that these are not required to be approved by GOD as a diligent follower of Jesus.
But the faith has been once for all delivered to us, as Jude wrote so long ago. And that faith is comprised of specific truths, principles that build upon one another.
These building blocks combine to form a complete structure, which is the Christian faith. The more complex truths are comprised of multiple elementary truths. If we can understand each elementary truth correctly, we are more likely to understand the complex principles accurately.
That's why I created the Biblical Principles library.
Starting with the most fundamental elementary principles, I build towards a complete picture of the faith, to the best of my ability, as defined in Scripture. These are 100% Scripture-based truths that guide the reader step-by-step and require no mental leaps.
Check out the Biblical Principles library.