As a person who loves caroling, I thought the best way to start the Christmas Top 10s series was to talk about the secular Christmas carols that I love to listen to each year during the Holidays!
The cultural expectation of Jesus can be completely inaccurate to the Scriptural worldview and to the character of God.
Isn’t it good to avoid unnecessary debates and trivial issues? Yes! Absolutely… but politics, religion, and philosophy are not trivial or unnecessary.
The Reformation was not about having some kind of anti-pope rage, stating a revolution or creating an excuse for theological bickering. It was about the Gospel.
We don’t examine our salvation through our doubts, but our convictions.
The reason why people are unable to give a proper defense for their faith in God is because they never came to know God in the first place.
I most certainly do believe that God is just and He wants justice carried out in any given society, but God would never condone for “equality” (as defined by our post-modern society) to be achieved through any means of prejudice or other wickedness that contradict the very heart of the Gospel.
While some may believe that it is better to have a busy life, I think it’s far better and more honorable to God to have a productive life.
The American people had a moment where God became necessary and national pride was not an option.