God as The Essence of Existence

This last Sunday, while preaching on 1 John 2:3-14, Pastor Bobby (of North Shore Community Baptist Church in Beverly South Hamilton MA) hinted on how Christianity (and the gospel) does not offer us just another item to add to the list of activities we already have. He mentioned that for most people, the invitation to a personal relationship with God looks just like that, an additional item on their ‘to-do-list.’

God as The Essence of Existence

Concerning Phaneroo (Part 4)

It is impossible for those who see themselves as gods and Christ not to have a human-centered view of life rather than a God-Centered one. For a man to see himself as a god, he must have such an inflated view of himself and a deflated view of God, a reversal of the reality of things, ‘for there is none like the God of Jeshurun.’ This man-centered view of reality is humanism; it is what is called anthropocentrism.

Concerning Phaneroo (Part 4)

The Relativism of Relativism 1

Relativism always begins with an appearance of wisdom. ‘Has God indeed said?’ (Gen 3:1). Relativism is the craftiest demonstration of folly. It questions the absolute truth of God, thereby relativizing His absolute decrees. ‘Has God said?’ is another way of saying, subtly ‘that is God’s opinion, I have my own which differs from His, and you know what; so, should you too!’

The Relativism of Relativism 1

The Uniqueness of Jesus Christ (Part 2)

In my previous article about the Uniqueness of Jesus Christ, I intended to respond to a brother from Tanzania who wrote to me asking about the character and work of Christ that sets Him apart, and why we ought to follow Him. In response I delighted in  writing a series of articles addressing this question that may prove helpful for many. These articles will not be exhaustive, but I hope they will stir up serious thought, that culminates in a personal relationship with Christ as Lord and Savior.

The Uniqueness of Jesus Christ (Part 2)

Concerning translations

In one of my previous articles that can be found here, I addressed the question of whether there exists an etymological difference between the words ‘Holy Ghost’ and ‘Holy Spirit’. I had promised to do a write-up about why some Bible versions ‘miss’ some verses or words, and my friend Tayebwa Allan did well to remind me. In this article therefore, I will address the question of bible translations, and whether we can surely trust the Bibles we have.

Concerning translations