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What Is Apostasy?

There are few things in the church that can stir up emotions and divide people like a discussion about apostasy. Why does this topic create such conflict? And what is apostasy, anyway?

In Strong’s Concordance, it is defined as, “to fall aside, to apostate or to fall away.” Ron Rhodes, who holds a ThM and ThD from Dallas Theological Seminary defines apostasy as, “a determined , willful defection or abandonment of the faith.”

Committing apostasy means to fall away from the faith. Continue Reading →