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Illustrations in Preaching & Critical Thinking

[Adam failed], he had a job to do; he was the priest of Eden; he was to care for his bride. He should've! Instead of eating that fruit he should have come to God and said: "God, my wife has failed; she has sinned." And God would have said: "Well, she must die." [Adam]: "Isn't… Continue reading Illustrations in Preaching & Critical Thinking

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Book Reviews

“Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

{Book Review}I have read this book before. I don't remember where I first heard the name R C Sproul (probably from a Paul Washer or John Piper sermon) but in my early twenties for some reason I was prompted to grab a couple of books by him from the library. Those books were The Holiness… Continue reading “Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

The Intent of the Author

The Intent of the Author

The revelation of God to mankind is not something to take lightly. Whether it be about the nature of God Himself or what He requires/desires of His creation, we should listen with the greatest weight of sobriety that we can muster. This means we must strive to understand Scripture with the utmost humility and diligence… Continue reading The Intent of the Author

Fighting Heresy, Scripture

Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament

I recently saw a news article headline that read "Christians must 'un-hitch' the Old Testament from their Faith." I have encountered plenty of attitudes growing up that anticipate and/or lead to this kind of erroneous view of the Old Testament: "The Old Testament is just history." "We're under the New Covenant not the Old." "The… Continue reading Andy Stanley and the Dangers of an Inappropriate View of the Old Testament

Entertainment

Faith, Hope, and…Disney Dust?

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White} This is not a post bashing Disney. Who doesn’t like a good Disney movie with a side of microwave popcorn? (Unless it’s a bad Disney movie. They do exist.) But I’m concerned that Disney’s wishful dream-dreaming might be creeping into even the way we think about our Christian… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and…Disney Dust?