Calls for unity in the American Church, steadily increasing in recent years. lead me to a simple question. What is unity? And what are we to make of many of the calls for being united?
Where Ortlund cites Augustine to urge greater humility in debates about the meaning of Genesis 1-3, he comes back often to Young Earth Creationism adherents especially.
How can Christians individually, and the Church as a whole, defend against this present coordinated push for authoritarian central planning and control on a global scale?
Being wise in our own eyes is a dangerous thing, whatever form it takes – whether excessively severe with regards to disciplining the body, or else rabidly licentious.
For years, Ecclesiastes 7:16 has puzzled me. I come back to it again and again. How can the wisest man who ever lived tell us to not be overly righteous or overly wise?
The rich man could make many more trips in a lot more comfort and style carrying a lot more groceries if he wanted to. But he doesn’t. That’s not how he uses his car.
Good science requires finite creatures share information with one another, open to challenging and being challenged regarding both facts and any conclusions drawn from them.
Now more than ever, I should understand our situation better in light of what God’s Word says here. So how does a father of eight children and seven sons read this passage?
A firm reliance on the good Lord coupled with a ready willingness to wait on him and acknowledge him in all our ways will not see us put to shame.
Given the fact that a double negative makes a positive, I make a concerted effort to push back on cautious errors. We should err on the side of caution when it comes to erring on the side of caution.