Category: Biblical World View

Killing Truth

The worst of the worst trends throughout history, and especially in the last 100 years, is the systematic subversion of truth. We’ve become obsessed with denying inconvenient truths, especially absolute truth. The cardinal, secular sin: believing there are absolute truths.…

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Mocking Christianity

Mocking Christianity is the latest American sport. Everywhere one looks, there are articles espousing the evils of faith, laughing at the irrationality of belief, and belittling Christian thought. To be a serious Christian in modern Western culture is to be…

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Jesus Fulfilled the Scripture

In the aftermath of the fall of Adam in the Garden of Eden, God made a profound promise. Theologians use a fancy word for it—the protoevangelium. It simply means “first Gospel.” This is the first Messianic prophecy and the first promise…

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One Solitary Life

Have you ever thought about what your life would be like today if Jesus had never been born?  When God took upon Himself the form of man through the birth of his only begotten son, He imbued mankind with a dignity…

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Keeping Faith

Is Keeping Faith the Ultimate Empirical Test? In our time, is faith declining because people demand empirical proof? In the first Chapter of her book on the “History of God,” Karen Armstrong asserts that “many of us no longer have…

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A Crime for Crucifixion

What was the ‘crime’ of Jesus that got him crucified? Soon another Holy Week will be upon us, beginning with Palm Sunday and culminating with Easter Sunday. It was “the week that changed the world.” The week began in a…

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Forty Days for Life

Earlier this month, my wife and I were introduced to the Forty Days for Life campaign by a friend we first met at First Wesleyan Church in Roanoke, Virginia. Although our two families moved on to other churches and towns,…

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Encouraging Immodesty Is Not Empowerment

Days ago our Nashville female mayor resigned in disgrace over involvement in a sexual scandal. Two years of adultery, felony theft and reported provocative images sent via texts brought the liberal, pro-abortion and LGBTQ advocate down. The progressive “almost anything…

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Does Holiness Matter Anymore?

Throughout history, Christians have vacillated between two extremes: compromising with the culture or removing themselves from it (isolation). Neither extreme is healthy. But the focus of this article is on “the cares of this world”—being so ingrained in the culture…

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