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

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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

Proof for the Papacy?

I was recently directed to a "defense" of the idea of the papacy in an unsolicited tweet by @catholictruther - "The Bible Proves the Papacy" The video linked to starts by basically establishing Peter's leadership among the other apostles in the gospels - all the while assuming the "papal office" without actually giving any reason… Continue reading Proof for the Papacy?

Scripture, The Tenacity of the Text

“Canon Revisited” by Michael J. Kruger

{Book Review}Though it is somewhat technical and heavy (especially where original languages are addressed) - as one would expect from a textbook - I found Dr. Kruger's book to be an excellent (and non-overwhelming) introduction to the topic of the New Testament canon. I especially appreciated the main theme of his apologetic purpose in the… Continue reading “Canon Revisited” by Michael J. Kruger

God

The Fact of God

I would propose to the reader this thesis: God is the fundamental definer of goodness. Expansion of the Thesis: in being the first cause and the prime mover of all creation, God has the absolute right to dictate what is good. Higher still, as the ultimate power; the only giver of life who exists outside… Continue reading The Fact of God