In Romans 1:25, Paul sums up in 25 Greek words the bedrock nature of spiritual conflict, be it in the Garden, in his own time, or, by implication, in ours. In this verse he lays out an irreducible age-old conflict between two opposing world views: the worship and service of creation, or, the worship and service of the Creator. These two options sum up the whole of reality.
You know—the Age of Aquarius, chakras and crystals, Shirley MacLaine’s “going within,” and Marianne Williams, guru to the stars. Well, the stars are coming out, but the New Age is old hat. They were the good ol’ days.
Yesterday, Good Friday, 2009, I had one of the most blessed Easter experiences of my life. In the Immanuelkirche, an old, liberal Lutheran church in downtown Berlin, I attended a two–hour performance of Bach’s Johannes–Passion. On the way into Berlin, I talked with my daughter, Eowyn, about the difficulties she and her husband, David, face […]
My colleague, Mike Horton, has just published a book, Christless Christianity. I write, so to speak, from the belly of this beast, attending the National Pastors’ Conference, sponsored by Zondervan and Intervarsity Press, which is taking place in San Diego, February 9-14, 2009. It is amazing to see how these once faithful publishers of evangelical […]
In spite of the millions in California who democratically voted against gay marriage, the Governor, leading politicians, and all the major California newspapers are calling to overturn Prop 8. Power, it would seem, lies with ideology not democracy. For instance, for twenty–four days since November 4, the reputable (?) LA Times, has run at least […]
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Confronting Neo Paganism Part 1by Dr. Peter Jones | August 20, 2019
This was first posted 11 years ago. Revolutionary Times We are living in a most disorienting time, especially since someone said that orientation is knowing where the East is! When I came to the States in 1964, the threat from the East was not spiritual but material—atheistic Marxism and a fear of the disappearance of religion altogether, predicted by […]
Papal Paganism’s Kiss of Deathby Dr. Peter Jones | July 12, 2019
Papal Paganism’s Kiss of Death Pope Francis is walking away from most forms of historic Roman Catholicism, taking countless followers with him. Obviously Protestants do not accept works righteousness, the divinization of Mary, papal divine inspiration and many other Roman Catholic doctrines. However, Protestants and Catholics believe that God created the world; that Jesus is […]