Posts from 2008

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Everyone is a Theologian!

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“Theology has become a bad word in many Christian circles…Theology is often linked in people’s minds with cold, dead religion that cares more about principles and matters of the head than deeds and matters of the heart. It is associated with fundamentalism and with cold conservatism. Yet if we look at the meaning and etymology […]

God-Ward Evangelism

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“A clear understanding that success in evangelism is a result of God’s initiating grace frees the evangelist from fear of rejection by others. Indeed evangelism is impossible without grace, for grace is what frees nonbelievers from their enslavement to sin.” This same author says elsewhere… “much evangelism training focuses on me-centered techniques and a reshaped […]

Sinful to the core

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CHAPTER 7 He Shows by Example that Even Infancy Is Prone to Sin.“Hear, O God. Alas, for man’s sin! So saith man, and Thou pitiest him; for Thou madest him, but sin in him Thou madest not. Who remindeth me of the sins of my infancy? For in Thy sight none is pure from sin, […]

Spiritual Discernment

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“John Murray said, ‘The difference between truth and error is not a chasm but a razor’s edge.’ Spurgeon said something like it too: ‘Discernment is not a matter of simply telling the difference between what is right and wrong; rather, it is the difference between right and almost right.’ Both these giants emphasize the vital […]

Athenian tendencies

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“22So Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said, “Men of Athens, I observe that you are very religious in all respects. 23 For while I was passing through and examining the objects of your worship, I also found an altar with this inscription, ‘TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.’…” Acts 17:22-23 The American Heritage Dictionary […]

Sufficiency of the Word

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“When we have rejected the doctrine of the sufficiency of Scripture, we allow Christians to depend on things other than the Bible as their guide to matters of life and faith. In particular, people begin to depend upon mysticism, upon ways supposedly knowing God apart from the Bible. They look inward for intrinsic wisdom rather […]