Christians dare not succumb to either rationalism or relativism; rather, because of our mind’s limits and our sins, we must be dependent on revelation. The Word of God breaks into our narrow, human minds with God’s judgment and His grace, confounding both the modernists and the postmodernists.
To be fair a theory of equality is a necessary element in the sciences of philosophy, anthropology, and civics. In what ways are all men…
To employ the vocabulary of the modernists, the early church seemed to suffer from a classic case of xenophobia and privilege. Successful evangelical work on the part of the Church in and around Jerusalem had brought members from two diverse groups of distant brothers back into closer proximity than they had been for centuries and problems were bound to arise.
By the time of Acts chapter six, dissension had arisen between the Hellenists and the Hebraics. The accusation was favoritism.
Christians today must avoid using corrosive elements of rebellion in the rebuilding of civilization. Failure to reject rebellion will lead to the same present path of ruin.
For centuries Western nations have prized a social structure which places heavy emphasis on harmony of interest. High levels of social concord have given way to de-centralization of power structures and increased personal liberty.
The conservative, like the prophet, is never popular among the people. It is a lonely road telling a generation they are headed the wrong way.
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