Monthly Archives November 2014

The philosopher has not done philosophy…

The philosopher has not done philosophy…

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...until he has acted upon the mere conviction of his idea; for proof of the theory is in the act, not the idea.

I may or may not be saved

I may or may not be saved

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I reckon God has better things to do than to cater to my insecurities. Or, maybe, being “saved” is not the point.

I don’t pray to God in order to have him answer my request

I don’t pray to God in order to have him answer my request

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I pray to him in order to have him present with me. We are fools if we think praying in faith has anything to do with what we command of God. No, quite the opposite; we have faith in that he has even allowed us in his presence to begin with. My praying in faith is about surviving such an ...

I don’t worship God…

I don’t worship God…

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...because I am going to heaven. I worship God because he has allowed me to participate in his Kingdom.

God IS absolute

God IS absolute

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...but I am not! It is why I trust in Him and not myself.

Who would ever want to live in truth…

Who would ever want to live in truth…

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...it's a terribly dreadful place. You see truth does not care who you are. It makes no concessions and is never arbitrary. Like a beacon shining in the dark it will always expose untruth. To live in truth is to be constantly reminded of just how much untruth exists in our lives and in the world. Yes, indeed, truth is ...

There is no free gift

There is no free gift

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It is not free because there is much work to do. It is not a gift because it is neither comfortable nor easy. However, there does exist the free gift of living in ignorance. It’s free because it requires no effort whatsoever. It’s a gift because it was handed to you at birth.

God does NOT promise me security…

God does NOT promise me security…

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...but he DOES promise me hope. This hope has nothing to do with my ability to perceive the absolute correctly. It does not rest in any form of certainty whatsoever. It rests in the constant struggle of being a follower of Christ. It’s about obeying WHEN I am commanded. It’s about living out my salvation with fear and trembling. In ...

The Politics Of Persecution, The End Times, And Kirk Cameron

The Politics Of Persecution, The End Times, And Kirk Cameron

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Early this morning Dr. Martin Salia died here in Omaha Nebraska. Dr. Salia was the second casualty from Ebola on American soil. The reason this doctor (and many of the others as well) are putting themselves in harm’s way is because they feel called by God to do so. About 15 years ago I remember hearing missionaries constantly talking about persecution ...

“Kill the Commentators” and the propositionalists if you have time

“Kill the Commentators” and the propositionalists if you have time

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Soren Kierkegaard series PART THREE   The Soren Kierkegaard (SK) series has sought to present some of the major theological/cultural concerns associated with the philosopher/theologian in light of our current situation in protestant Christianity. Although SK lived more than 150 years ago his thought is just as relevant today, perhaps even more, than when he first wrote. In Part one I gave a ...