A doctors mistakes get buried, but a preachers mistakes go to hell.
“Their ‘revelation’ today is building a prison that their children will inhabit tomorrow.”
I was conversing with a friend recently, discussing the issue of preachers among us walking away from holiness and Apostolic doctrine. He made the statement, “Their ‘revelation’ today is building a prison that their children will inhabit tomorrow.” This statement brought to mind a sobering story heard recently. Pastor Doug White, from Silsbee, Texas was… Continue reading A Brickhouse Incinerator
Truth excludes its opposite. The person who denies the exclusive nature of truth is also making a truth claim. The question is whether the truth claim being made can be sustained by the tests for truth. By Ravi Zacharias. Excerpted from: Geisler, N. L., & Hoffman, P. K. (2001). Why I am a Christian :… Continue reading Quoted: Ravi Zacharias on Truth
There is always a thread of truth and reality in criticism, correct even if the criticizer is a jerk… Be better than all involved.
By Larry Moyer Speaking to a broken heart is like giving nourishment to a starving child. Speaking to a hard heart is like correcting a rebellious teenager. So how do you do it? If you’re looking for an easy answer, it’s not there. But here are some helpful ideas – ones that may crack open… Continue reading Preaching to Penetrate
The truth is not always the same as the majority decision.
The work of the Holy Spirit in communicating God’s truth to man is now seen to have two stages. The first and objective stage is “revelation,” the disclosure of the truth in Scripture. The second and subjective stage may be called “illumination,” the enlightenment of our minds to comprehend the truth disclosed in Scripture. Each… Continue reading Revelation and Truth
By Darren Shelton Some have asked the question, “do we have all truth?” This is a prudent question with a simple answer and a right answer. Understanding that clarification is key to properly pursuing “all truth.” The simple answer is no, we don’t have all truth in the sense that we don’t know everything there… Continue reading Do we have “all truth”
We will test everything by the touchstone of the Gospel and the fire of Paul. Where we find anything that is in conformity with the Gospel, we will preserve it; where we find something that does not conform to it, we will put it out… because one must obey God rather than man.” Zwingli, Ulrich.… Continue reading Quoted: Ulrich Zwingli on Testing