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.
I believe that the reason why the word of the Lord endures forever is because it is the primary means of grace.
I commend every believer to dedicate their time to studying this great Book, but it is all for nothing if your heart is not in the right place.
Not only do people who claim to have personal revelations blaspheme God by claiming God did something that He didn’t do, but they also declare that God’s provision of Scripture was not sufficient.
It is very important that we mustn’t get angry when time becomes an enemy or when we go through troubles and sufferings. It is in those times that we need to sit still and look to God for guidance.
Luther had finally realized that the Catholic Church had been feeding him a lie that he had no way of refuting until now. That lie was that we can work our way to God.
If we use anything outside of the Scriptural bounds set forth for worship, we’ll have to continue to do so in order to keep the congregation. In other words, they won’t stand for worship within the biblical parameters set forth by God.
Whenever your authority is Scripture and something else, Scripture is going to be drowned out and unbiblical, and unfounded doctrinal heresies flow from there.
We should all want each and every person we meet to be saved and come to a knowledge of Jesus Christ. This cannot, however, be the goal of our ministry.