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Category: Theology

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To Reject God is to Dismiss Your Humanity

We muddle and even dismiss our humanity when we reject God. The truth of God’s existence has been revealed with such clarity that people who refuse to acknowledge God must suppress the truth. They must repeatedly and actively submerge the reality that continues to confront them, like a child pushing the jack

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Moral Creator, Moral Creation: Why Atheists Deny God

Answer: God’s invisible, moral character is revealed in His creation. Question: How can the invisible be visible? That’s where we ended last Thursday’s post. Since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities … have been clearly seen, Romans 1:19–20. The creation makes visible the invisible. This seems like a conundrum.

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God Put the Invisible in Plain Sight

God made invisible things visible through His creation. In a previous post we saw how human beings suppress the truth. We do not want to recognize an external, objective truth. In our rebellion we desire to be the final arbiter of truth. To be that final authority, to determine what it true

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It Would Have Been Enough

Recently I heard a homily on the Jewish concept Dayeinu, “It would have been enough.” It touched me deeply and propelled me to do some additional study on the subject. Dayeinu is a song used by the Jews as they celebrate Passover. It is a song of memory and gratefulness. It

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Humans Reject the Truth

“What is truth?” The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, Romans 1:18 With this overarching statement, Paul opens his short course on worldview (Romans 1:18 -32). God’s wrath stands against the rebellion and

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Students Need to Know Why They Know What They Know

Students Need to Know Why They Know What They Know John Calvin. The name evokes images of esoteric theological discussions in medieval European churches. But did you know that Calvin helped his hometown (Geneva, Switzerland) smell better? And that wasn’t the casual result of some marginal avocation. No, Calvin regarded the olfactory to

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God the Builder: An Architect’s Captivating Discovery, part 2

Dome of the Florence Cathedral by Brunelleschi (1438) who transformed the role and status of the architect. Photo by Bruce Stokes on Flickr In part 1 we wrote about architect Christopher Alexander who said that his half century as an architect and student of creation has persuaded him not only of God’s existence

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God the Builder: An Architect’s Captivating Discovery

Painting of Abraham’s Departure by József Molnár For he was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God. At the end of history a city will arise whose Architect and Builder is God. The Creator who conceived, designed and built our earthly home, is also

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Singapore: Preview of the New Jerusalem?

Singapore, identified by its people as the “Garden City,” is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It has not always been so. On August 9, 1965, when Singapore gained independence from Malaysia, it was a dirty, crime-infested, corruption-ridden, poor, crowded, inhospitable, resource-deprived third-world nation, perched on a 286-square-mile

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Worldview 101: The Transformed Mind

  Benutzer:Summi – Friedrich Eduard Bilz (1842–1922): Das neue Naturheilverfahren (75. Jubiläumsausgabe), Public Domain   The Apostle Paul challenged the Christians in Rome: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–His good, pleasing

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