Grist from the Reading Mill:"All to often I've wrongly concluded that the only way to keep licentious people in line is to give them more rules--to lay down the law. The fact is, however, the only way licentious people start to obey is when they get a taste of God's radical, unconditional acceptance of sinners. Grace alone melts the heart and changes us from the inside out. Progress in obedience happens only when our hearts realize that God's love for us does not depend on our progress in obedience" (From Tullian Tchivijian's "Jesus + Nothing = Everything," 51).
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Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) was a brilliant French mathematician, philosopher, and physicist (among other things) who was also a devoted follower of Christ. He is most famously remembered for his religious and philosophical ideas, but his contributions to theoretical and empirical … Continue reading
THE REASON RALLY I’ve been intentionally reading some blogs by outspoken atheists lately. One reason is because of the “Reason Rally” (RR) which just took place this past weekend in Washington D.C. You can read about the gathering here. One … Continue reading
Craig Blomberg, in his book The Historical Reliability of the Gospels, speaks of the exploding suspicion towards the Bible in many academic circles around the globe: “Every year, countless university students around the world are taught that only a small … Continue reading