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Platonism and Existentialism

We’ve been suggesting that the obvious truth of morality might provide evidence for God’s existence, as well as reason to think that this obvious truth depends ultimately on God. At first glance, such a claim might seem implausible, if not… Read More ›

KINGDOMS IN CONFLICT

Physical battles involve spiritual ones, and it works in the opposite as well. We must recognize that it is only the Gospel and the sight of Jesus in his saving grace that can give us faith and genuine obedience. Command and threats are part of Scripture, and we need to acknowledge them, and when we do so, we will more deeply feel our need for Jesus Christ, but commands and threats, even when nicely issued as helpful suggestions, cannot fill our sails with faith, hope, and love. Apart from the Gospel, the law is the most terrible burden and can lead us to either despair or the delusion of self-righteousness.

Freedom from Our Flesh

Do you ever feel like you can’t help but do the wrong thing, like you are powerless to change? In reality, we are powerless to change. When Paul talks about living according to the flesh, he is talking about the human condition. We were all born into a life of sin, in a fallen world.

His Word Is Alive.

Choose to declare the Word of God over your life. Declare His Word in every area of your life. Declare His Word in every season of your life. His Word is powerful. His Word is active. His Word is energizing.

THE TRUTH HURTS

The truth can only base itself within the constraints of evidence and not presuppositions or innuendos. Evidence revealed coherently would never succeed in opening their acceptance to agree with an argument.

A Great Multitude

When we stand before God’s throne, we will stand with a great multitude — which no man can number. All nations, all kindreds, all people, in every tongue from across every age will praise God — forever. Every generation from across every age will praise Jesus Christ — the Lamb of God.