Why God Asks Questions…

Recently, as I was purveying the blogosphere I stumbled upon a variety of questions that an individual dared the Christian to attempt to answer. I have no desire to name the individuals involved, but I will gladly accept the challenge. The first of these attempts will deal with Genesis 3. Specifically involving the following inquiry:… Continue reading Why God Asks Questions…

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Do you enjoy your life? New Year Resolutions

Do you enjoy your life? To some I imagine the nature of the question may come off a bit silly, but I assure you the question is anything but silly. Do you enjoy your life? We have reached the dawning of a New Year and the majority of people in our little world are found… Continue reading Do you enjoy your life? New Year Resolutions

A Reasoned Critique of “1Samuel 23: God’s Foreknowledge and Predestination vs. Man’s Freewill”

Recently I read a post written by Hadden Clark at Help Me Believe entitled, “1 Samuel 23: God’s Foreknowledge and Predestination vs. Man’s Freewill.” The title alone is what held my attention. I found it very interesting that 1Samuel 23 would be used as a pretext for speaking about God’s foreknowledge, predestination in comparison with… Continue reading A Reasoned Critique of “1Samuel 23: God’s Foreknowledge and Predestination vs. Man’s Freewill”

Offering A Brief Glimpse into My Life and the Formation of My Thought

Who am I? Why am I here? What am I supposed to do with mylife? These were the questions that plagued my mind when I was in my youth. Thereason for this was because I was repeatedly told that I needed to figure outwhat I wanted to do after graduation. Was I going to college?… Continue reading Offering A Brief Glimpse into My Life and the Formation of My Thought

What Do Idols Represent? Fallen Images

When Israel was delivered from the hands of the Egyptians, not long after Pharaoh and his mighty army were buried by the waters of the Red Sea. They met at the foot of the mountain to swear fealty to the Lord of Hosts; to worship the God of all the earth. However, within a very… Continue reading What Do Idols Represent? Fallen Images

Refraction: Unintended Results Acquired and Passed On

Take a straight pencil and dip it into a glass of water. What do you see? The pencil appears bent. This is called refraction. When light waves travel through air and water the speed is altered and a distorted image ensues. An educated person understands that the pencil is not truly bent, but only appears… Continue reading Refraction: Unintended Results Acquired and Passed On

Preferring to Reason without the Aid of God Brought the Death of It

We are told to love God with all of our minds (cf. Matt 22.37). Why? That is a question you need to mull over for a bit. This is the summation of one of the most vital aspects of the Law of God; now, think about the implications. Why would the Lord emphasize our minds?… Continue reading Preferring to Reason without the Aid of God Brought the Death of It

God given Dependency: Aided Reason a Integral Aspect of Creation

In my last post I commented that “unaided reason is a farce, a folly,” and that “reason [as a mental tool] needs guidance.”[1] Another way of presenting this truth is to point out that reasoning always acts dependently on something else. Not sometimes, not part of the time, but all of the time. This is… Continue reading God given Dependency: Aided Reason a Integral Aspect of Creation

The Hammer and Nails–An Analogical look at Reason

How many of you have used a hammer? What would you rate your level of expertise? A novice, a tradesman, or an expert craftsman? A hammers primary purpose is for driving something. There are several types of hammers that have been created for specific purposes. The hammer you chose to use will be dependent on… Continue reading The Hammer and Nails–An Analogical look at Reason

Addressing the Big “but” in the Room: Part 2

Anything “but” the Bible. In my last post, we began to address the common objection presented to a Christian witness. Non-Christian: You can share your faith with me and tell me about Jesus. You can tell me that you believe that God created all things and He destroyed them with a Flood. You can tell… Continue reading Addressing the Big “but” in the Room: Part 2