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The Lord

Is there a God? If not, what would that mean for us? If so, what does THAT mean for us? Doctrine (structured thinking) about the Lord is one of the main things we need to have, if we're to understand how to live our lives. Let's take a look at this fundamental subject.

About God (The Lord)

What is God like? What sort of being could create and sustain the universe? From atoms to parsecs. For billions of years. And ... why?

The Most Important Teachings About the Lord

Maybe it's obvious, but... one of the key things for a true understanding of life, the universe, and everything (hat tip to Douglas Adams) is to think hard and learn as much as you can about the nature of God. Here's a list that will spur your thinking.

Holy Spirit

New Christian teaching regards the Holy Spirit as a force, or activity, coming from God -- not a separate being. This aligns with our everyday understanding of "spirit" as the projection of someone's personality.

Infinity and Eternity

As human beings, we're able to get just a glimmer of the ideas of forever - eternity - and infinity.

Why Christianity?

What happened with the birth, life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth? Was he the Messiah, the Christ, whose coming was prophesied many times in the Old Testament?

Divine Truth

How can truth make something? How can truth sustain something? Imagine if you could mix elements of dreaming and being awake...

The Second Coming

"The Lord's coming does not consist, as the letter has it, in His appearing once again in the world, but in His presence within everyone." (Arcana Coelestia 3900, Emanuel Swedenborg)

Ends, Causes, and Effects

The widely-known triad of philosophical concepts - ends, causes, and effects - is used to express a pattern that underlies everything that we do. How does it work?

Prophecies About Jesus

For Christians, Christmas time is one of the most sacred, most joyous celebrations of the year. What about for people who are thinking about it, but who aren't sure about the whole "reason for the season"?

God the Creator

The most important truth of the New Christianity is that there is a God - one God - who created heaven and earth.