"That we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine…” (Ephesians 4:14)
Many people today react negatively to the words, “theology” and “doctrine.” They are said to involve dry, irrelevant matters, which have no bearing on real life. If that...
The Puritan Board
I find what Kuyper says about the Christian Life and goals very compelling. But I wonder, is this a "new perspective"? In other words, if the Church never majored on what Kuyper was majoring on, then Im not sure how much stock I should put in it.
Lane Keister has an interesting post up at his blog (www.greenbaggins.wordpress.com, top post, under that title). He's not trying to cover all the bases, but wants to make one specific point. I think it's interesting (and I agree with him).
Read the comments. They're interesting, too.
I'm 28, and I feel like I'm being the through the ringer. I'm intensely frustrated because I've been praying for 2.5 years about my vocation.
When the Lord saved me, I was on track to a literature degree and writing fiction but fiction is pretty frowned upon by believers, so I halted.
I refuse to write allegory. But I have no sense of direction of what to do. I can write and speak well and...
I'm struggling with making a decision on whether I should keep my 2007 Ford Escape. Let me provide some details:
1. I'm an outside salesperson, and use my car for work. I average about 30,000 miles annually.
2. My current vehicle is a 2007 Ford Escape with about 170,000 miles. I own the vehicle outright.
3. The engine runs well, but the transmission is starting to slip.
4. I just replaced...
So I was just pondering this thought and want to see what you think.
If the church by in large is indwelt by the Spirit of God, why are the majority of believers and churches not practicing reverent worship based on the Truth of the Scriptures? If the Spirit is in us, why is there literally just such a small small group of believers who care about worshipping in ultimate truth? Wouldn't the...
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