The third passage of Scripture I am zeroing in on during this Lenten season is found in Mark 8: Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me and for… Continue reading Take up Your Cross, Daily, Lenten Reflection #5
Took some time late this afternoon to go birding with my wife. It was a great afternoon driving around slowly on the back roads, often on the wrong side of the road, without seat belts just hoping to catch a glimpse of some bird we may have never seen before. We saw a lot of… Continue reading 500 Words Per Day: Car Doors and Sin
Friends, I nipped this from another blog: Always Ready: “The reason why many fail in battle is because they wait until the hour of battle. The reason why others succeed is because they have gained their victory on their knees long before the battle came…Anticipate your battles; fight them on your knees before temptation comes,… Continue reading Great Quotes
Friends, I have posted many thoughts about evolution and its impact on the general population of the world. I’d like to share someone else’s thoughts tonight. These thoughts concern how replacing the Creator with evolution has destroyed our understanding of sin. Consider: The basic reason why our modern Western culture has lost the concept of… Continue reading Creation and Sin and Atheism
Friends, I have had my debates here with Darwinists and atheists. There is a great debate taking place at Uncommon Descent where BarryA has noted the Darwinian tendencies of two incidents of students shooting up their schools and killing their fellow human beings. The essay Darwin At Columbine is not a casual reading of the incident… Continue reading Social Darwinism: ‘Necessary but not Sufficient’?
Friends, I have been discussing how one properly uses the Bible with my friend Jeff at atheocracy. He has this happy little post concerning the recent lawsuit filed by a father against the Westboro ‘Baptist’ ‘Church’ who protested his son’s funeral. Jeff seems to think that all Christians who elevate the Bible to the place… Continue reading On a Proper Use of Scripture
Friends, This is a must watch. D A Carson discusses sin, grace, the Cross and how misunderstanding of these can be threats faced by the church. jerry