Have we been given the wrong picture of Jesus? Are the gospels found within the New Testament superior to others? Have some people years ago selected the accounts about Jesus that they wanted us to hear? Are there lost Christianities that would enrich our understanding about Jesus? In this webinar, we will consider these questions.… Continue reading Are we mistaken about Jesus? Examining other Gospels outside of the NT
Harold Netland says that it should go without saying that the authority of the Bible must be recognized by Christians. He says that the church cannot exist and flourish without unreservedly embracing the Bible. But the central heritage of the church on this subject has come under increasing fire. It is not surprising therefore… Continue reading Losing ‘ground’?
Psychology professors have identified an insidious factor in science films and videos that undermines the ability of viewers to be good Darwinists — awe. Source: New Study Shows Awe Bad for 'Science' (If by 'Science' You Mean Atheism) | The Stream
An award-winning historian has said Christianity played a much more significant part in the formation of modern society than he first thought. Source: Historian admits he was wrong about Christianity - premier
Following on from my review of A Peculiar Glory by John Piper, here are some quotes from John Owen ‘the self-evidencing efficacy’ of the Bible
John Owen, The Divine Origins of the Scriptures (1659)
The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament do abundantly and uncontrollably manifest themselves to be the word of the living God, so that, merely on the account of their own proposal of themselves unto us in the name and majesty of God, as such – without the contribution of help or assistance from tradition, church, or any thing else – we are obliged, upon the penalty of eternal damnation, (as are all to whom by any means they come, or are brought,) to receive them, with that subjection of soul which is due to the word of God. The authority of God shining in them, they afford unto us all the divine evidence of themselves which God…
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Glen Scrivener, evangelist, Speak Life, answers the question "What is beautiful about the gospel and how can we demonstrate it?" related to his talk "Truth and Beauty: How to Proclaim the Gospel Both Faithfully and Creatively" given at the 2015 European Leadership Forum. Source: What is beautiful about the gospel and how can we demonstrate it?