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Engaging scripture with heart, soul, mind, and strength...

 A huge part of “thinking faithfully” is learning how to approach the scriptures with both spirit and intellect fully engaged. It’s curious how readily we tend to throw random verses like grenades, drawing conclusions and making judgments without considering the essential teachings of Jesus, or understanding context, or reading the rest of the story. 597 more words

The Church

The Problem of All-or-Nothing Belief in Scripture

There’s been a lot of flak online about Andy Stanley’s current sermon series, Who Needs God?* I don’t have time to get into all the various aspects of this, but I wanted to share with you a comment I left at… 299 more words

Christianity

REVIEW: The Doctrine of the Word of God

John Frame’s The Doctrine of the Word of God is an excellent work on an especially important Doctrine. Frame said himself, in a brief “Call to Reformation,” that among all the trite, and maybe even superfluous, calls to reformation we hear in our day, probably the one area of reformation, renewal, and restoration that the church really needs today is in it’s absolute allegiance to the Word of God. 3,132 more words

God

Why Do I Believe the Bible is the Word of God?

Over the years, I have considered the question of why I believe the Bible is the Word of God from several angles. In recent days I have come to a new way of synthesizing these various angles into a unified, perspectival approach. 1,075 more words

Holy Spirit

The traditional method had explicitly built into it the right and ability of the natural man, apart from the work of the Spirit of God, to be the judge of the claim of the authoritative Word of God.

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Van Til

Confessions of Faith: The Bible, therefore, the Creed

by Tom Nettles

The Bible is a big book with numerous themes and doctrines. Consider the following four realities that drive us to summarize the doctrines of the Bible in a confession of faith. 84 more words

Bible

The Son Is God's Final Word

Hebrews 1:1–4 (NRSV)  Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. 827 more words

Christianity