Is anyone listening? Who is looking back, questioning their choices? From close family members to church friends and professional associates - Battle lines are drawn.
40 years since Jerry Falwell founded the "Moral Majority" as an evangelical tool for social engagement. I enjoyed reading various posts and followed local involvement / support for the Saturday Day of Prayer (Sept 26th.) Some of this stuck in my mind, and after prayer - this is a collection of those impressions. First, and notably, … Continue reading Reflections on Sept. 26th National Day of Prayer
About how some Christian sacrifice involves permitting the death of toxic relationships. Three rules for recognizing the enemy. How: Inveterate, selfish irrationality is a minefield none can cross.
The truth of any matter must be established on the testimony of witnesses. And witnesses cannot testify of themselves. Sola Scriptura - citing only scripture - is therefore, unbiblical… according to an a-priori theorem that scripture itself instructs requires witnesses. And this is corroborated because these instructions are of Jesus himself.
And now, in our lifetime! The Lord has once again flushed scavengers from the branches of the mustard tree. Many churches will be silent, empty this Easter Sunday. A kind of forced reverence has descended upon places of worship that is unprecedented.
The transmission of false teaching Pastor to congregant and person to person … is akin to adultery with idols.
This is men worshiping the creation of their own hands. Incest.
Radical "Evangelical mysticism" anchors the denial of truth in so many areas that concern us all … intellectual sloth and spiritual slumber.
Love my enemy? That seems so far beyond what I can muster. I am prone to act in unloving ways toward others different from myself. Politics separates us. Faith does too. Facts I choose to believe (Science or denial) put's almost insurmountable barriers between us.
Treason: "Action or inaction to desecrate and subvert an Allegiance."
Deliberate argumentative fabrication in the face of truth is sin. Slothful thinking - for instance using biblical allegory as a basis for thinly veiled "scientific proofs" and the deliberate, incorrect interpretation of observable fact - is simply lying.