It takes a certain kind of temperament to be a Biblicist. Not everyone is up to it. It’s much easier to go with what is traditional or common or whatever the majority believes. But the Biblicist—or anyone interested in the truth of any subject—knows that he or she will sometimes have to go against the
I subscribe to Christianity Today, but maybe not for much longer. I’m not the only one to notice that CT has taken a strong “leftward turn” towards the social gospel and (what I think of as) cultural Marxist stances. Most recently, I came across this article, about a controversy in John Ortberg’s Menlo Church. The
J.K. Rowling, famed author of the Harry Potter series, was recently attacked (again) by members of the transsexual movement. She shared a headline that read: “Creating a more equal post-COVID-19 world for people who menstruate.” To which Rowling commented, “‘People who menstruate.’ I’m sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone help
I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints (Jude 1:3b). Do you contend for the faith? We live in a skeptical and relativistic culture. For decades now, people have been taught that most* of what we believe is
“There’s no pure gospel in the world.” Recently, I took a class at an Evangelical seminary when someone made that statement. He continued: “In fact, I’d be really afraid if someone thought that he had the pure gospel!” It was not clear what he meant by “pure gospel.” Did he mean “no one really knows
Is it easy to find the truth? Is it supposed to be easy? It depends. Some truth is implanted in your heart. You don’t need to search for it. It is right there. For example, God wrote the requirements of the moral law on the heart, Paul says (Rom 2:15). In an appendix to C.
What is truth? What can be true? Christians should be people of the truth. But to be that, we need to know what it means for something to be true or false. To that end, I was reading a 1974 book review written by the late Gordon H. Clark where he gave a very nice