Tens Steps Towards Spiritual Maturity

“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen” (2 Peter 3:18). First, admit you are without inner strength to change your life, which has become unmanageable. Admit to self-destructive behavior. “For I know that in me (that is, … Continue reading Tens Steps Towards Spiritual Maturity

The Atheist and the Meaning to Life

The Westminster Shorter Catechism was completed in 1647 by the Westminster Assembly, and continues to serve as part of the doctrinal standards of many Presbyterian churches to undergird faith. When the Christian is asked, “What is the chief end of man?” The proper answer is given. “Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to … Continue reading The Atheist and the Meaning to Life

Atheism: Denying the God Who is There

“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). While it is impossible to know the exact number of people who self-identify as atheists, the number seems to be growing. A commonly reported number is that 1.6 percent of Americans … Continue reading Atheism: Denying the God Who is There

Christ Provides a Better Philosophy of Life than Heraclitus, Parmenides, or Zeno

When Moses pressed God to reveal Himself, the Lord replied. “And God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” And He said, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” (Ex. 3:14, NKJV). With this self-revelation, the question of “being” is brought into focus, and rightly … Continue reading Christ Provides a Better Philosophy of Life than Heraclitus, Parmenides, or Zeno

Let the Government Know This: Christ, Not Caesar, Is Head of the Church

At least 63 times in the Authorized Version of the Bible, the phrase “fear not” is used. From Genesis to Revelation the exhortation is given not to be afraid. Sin has made people afraid. When Adam heard the voice of God calling to him after his transgression, he said “I was afraid…and I hid myself” … Continue reading Let the Government Know This: Christ, Not Caesar, Is Head of the Church