Monthly Archives: July 2018

Christianity: A Complete System

It is the mark of a false worldview to be an intellectually disjointed system. As every system of thought must do, an unproven axiom is presupposed, and the remainder of the worldview is deduced from that axiom. The axiom of a worldview is its ultimate foundation or starting point. However, when a person adopts beliefs not consistent or logically deduced from their affirmed axiom, then disjointed and inconsistent thinking results. For instance, if someone begins their thinking from the axiom of empiricism (all knowledge comes from sense experience: touch, smell, … Read More »

The Bible: Not the Ink on the Page

Christians affirm the inspiration and inerrancy of scripture. We believe the words written by the Apostle Paul that “All of scripture is God-breathed” (2 Timothy 3:16). While written by man, the Bible was inspired by God Himself; indeed, it is a revelation of Himself and His workings and dealings with His covenant people. In the scriptures we have the very Mind of God exposed and revealed to us such that we can know what God desires of man and how he has called us to live. Because the scripture, as … Read More »

Why Did Jesus Choose 12 Disciples?

Anyone familiar with the fact that the New Testament is couched within a deeply imbedded Old Testament awareness will very quickly recognize the significance of the number 12. John the Baptist preached with ferocity that the Kingdom of God was “near”. However, with the coming of Jesus Christ the Messiah, behold, the Kingdom of God is “here”. Jesus Christ not only ushered in the Kingdom of God on earth, he saw himself as the one who would usher in this dominion of God through his ministry of Gospel proclamation, healing, … Read More »

Does the Growth and Success of a Ministry Demonstrate God’s Approval?

There are many supposed Christian ministries that are growing exponentially. However, growth and apparent success does not demonstrate God’s approval. Indeed, there are many false belief systems that often experience growth and success when measured by certain standards. The reality is that we live in a broken and sinful world where many are seeking a message that makes them “feel” good. It is this feel good man centered message that attracts the masses. Unfortunately, many professing Christians are ill equipped in God’s Word that they are easily deceived by the … Read More »