Basic Beliefs Matter

Aug 11, 2021 | Perspectives

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  • There is no God
  • There is no devil
  • The Bible is full of myths
  • The universe is self-caused
  • There is no such thing as sin
  • There is no after-life judgment
  • Gender is what you want it to be
  • Heaven and hell are make-believe
  • There is no such thing as an absolute
  • Abortion of children is perfectly normal
  • There is no such thing as sexual perversion
  • Skin color determines your values and your future
  • People who believe the Bible is the Word of God are idiots

“In all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same excesses of dissipation, and they malign you” (I Peter 4:4 NASV).


  • There is a God
  • There is a devil
  • The Bible is totally infallible
  • The universe is God-caused
  • There actually are acts of sin
  • There really is an after-life judgment
  • Gender is permanent at conception
  • Heaven and hell are both literal places
  • There really are such things as absolutes
  • Abortion of children is abnormal sacrificial murder
  • There are such things as abnormal sexual perversions
  • Skin color does not determine anyone’s values or future
  • People who believe the Bible is the Word of God are wise

“Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness” (II Corinthians 6:14)?

Basic beliefs matter. 

Dennis D. Frey, M.Div., Th.D., President
Master’s International University of Divinity 

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