All Scripture, all the time

Discussion in 'Defending the Faith' started by arapahoepark, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. arapahoepark

    arapahoepark Puritan Board Graduate

    Are there good books that defend and promulgate the necessity of applying all Scripture to all of life? I am particularly thinking of the notion that one just picks and chooses Scripture to obey or follow. It is a wide and vast issue and I am thinking more on the apologetic side.
     
  2. Taylor Sexton

    Taylor Sexton Puritan Board Sophomore

    Define "all of life."
     
  3. arapahoepark

    arapahoepark Puritan Board Graduate

    Ok fine. :p I am not talking about theonomy if that is what you are getting at.
    I think I qualified and clarified enough; but, I am talking about the modern generation picking and choosing what is sin, what is relevant, what is moral etc. What is a way to combat that sort of mindset?
     
  4. Taylor Sexton

    Taylor Sexton Puritan Board Sophomore

    Fair enough. Just wanted to make sure.
     
  5. Andrew P.C.

    Andrew P.C. Puritan Board Junior

    Since we do not take the bible in pieces, but as a whole, the simple answer is to read your bible. The scriptures are clear enough to show us what is sinful and what is not.

    If you are looking for something in particular, then being particular is the best way to get a particular answer. :)
     
  6. arapahoepark

    arapahoepark Puritan Board Graduate

    More specifically, yet still broad, the idea that it applies, even principally, and it is not cultural and therefore outdated.
     
  7. lynnie

    lynnie Puritan Board Senior

    Lol. My first thought was Rushdooney.
     
  8. Andrew P.C.

    Andrew P.C. Puritan Board Junior


    "All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works." 2 Tim. 3: 16-17
     
  9. Stephen L Smith

    Stephen L Smith Puritan Board Junior

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  10. arapahoepark

    arapahoepark Puritan Board Graduate

    Indeed. However, I am looking for a forceful apologetic that one must submit to Scripture's authority in all areas while not being legalistic, if that makes sense.
     
  11. Andrew P.C.

    Andrew P.C. Puritan Board Junior

    The question is vague. If you are asking for those who are Christians, I think of Christ’s words: “If ye love me, keep my commandments“.

    Scripture is full of passages of the necessity to keep Gods commands. We see such passages as in Hebrews where holiness is part of the Christian life, so much so, “without which no man shall see the Lord”.
     
  12. arapahoepark

    arapahoepark Puritan Board Graduate

    I have reflected about my question. Any good resources against today's so called 'Progressive Christianity'?
     
  13. Taylor Sexton

    Taylor Sexton Puritan Board Sophomore

    Perhaps a classic: J. Gresham Machen's Christianity and Liberalism?
     

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