God has given us a great and marvelous task to rebuild the Kingdom of God on earth and to bring about God’s reign not through our doing, but by the power and authority of God.
The standard for what makes a teacher a heretic or a hero is the Gospel he teaches; it is not his looks and it is not his mannerisms, it is whether or not what he teaches is the Gospel.
Even if theologians and philosophers throughout history didn’t believe that Christianity was the basis of all rational thought, the Bible clearly teaches that God is the beginning of knowledge and that no one can understand the meaning of truth, love or anything else unless it were granted to him or her by God.
Let’s look at the lyrics and claims of “Mary, Did You Know” as well as examine them through the Scriptures.
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.