Jeremiah said of ancient Israel: “Are they ashamed of their loathsome conduct? No, they have no shame at all; they do not even know how to blush” (Jeremiah 8:12). Since the Sixties, pagan religion has permeated our thinking in once-Christian Western society. Those who remember the days when our moral principles were generally based on […]
The early Christians were faced with a similar situation. The first century Roman historian, Tacitus, charged them with the first recorded accusation of hate speech in Church history: “haters of humanity.” They breached the pagan pax romana.
12. How does God reveal truth by speaking? Ages ago, God spoke to people through men called prophets and apostles. His words were written down and now we have a record of his speech and his actions in the Bible. The Bible is itself God’s speech, as his Holy Spirit inspired the men who wrote […]
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A House Dividedby Dr. Peter Jones | March 15, 2019
A House Divided Respected Jewish commentator Dennis Prager has just made a stunningly bellicose judgmentabout American culture: America is currently fighting its second Civil War…There will be unity only when the left vanquishes the right or the right vanquishes the left. Using the First Civil War analogy, American unity was achieved only after the South was […]
“Fairness For All” But A Growing Unfairness For Manyby Dr. Peter Jones | February 9, 2019
In 2018 well-meaning fellow Christians on the boards of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities(CCCU), adopted an initiative called Fairness for All. Among notable signers were Philip Graham Ryken, President of Wheaton College and Derek Halvorson, President of Covenant College. The initiative seekssome kind of common ground with LGBTQ people. These thoughtful Christian […]