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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Gospel Truth/Pagan Lies 2018 Symposiumby Joshua Gielow | September 13, 2018
When you say “God,” what does your friend in class imagine? Worldview issues can get very complicated. Some who recognize that here are many different religions try to make things simple and say that though there are any ways to God or paths up the mountain of truth “from the top of the mountain everything looks the same, it is all the […]
Slouching To Ancient Romeby Dr. Peter Jones | August 31, 2018
I’ve just finished reading a description of how Christians were treated in ancient Rome. It was a reality check. It made me think again about Revoice’s well-meaning empathy to the gay culture. A touch of historical realism is in order. This aspect of the Revoice phenomenon must be thoughtfully examined. I believe it can only […]