21 Jan 2020

A Biblical Worldview Without the Bible. How Is That Possible?

One of the most popular worldview books after Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism is Henry Van Til’s The Calvinis­tic Concept of Culture. Van Til, in his discussion of Augus­tine, wrote: Augustine believed that peace with God precedes peace in the home, in society, and in the state. The earthly state

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17 Jan 2020

More Bad Anti-Second Amendment Arguments

Cardi B says she supports the Second Amendment but she believes gun owners should have to qualify to own a gun and have “mental check ups.” Listen, I do believe we have the right to bare [bear] arms however I do believe in order to get a gun we should

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17 Jan 2020

Do We Need the Bible to Do Ethics or is Nature Enough?

As a student at Reformed Theological Seminary, I was taught that certain cultural applications flowed from a consis­tent appli­cation of the Bible. Simply put, I was told that the Bible applies to every area of life. To be a Christian is to make biblical application to issues beyond personal salvation

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13 Jan 2020

To Listen to Some Prophecy Pundits, Antichrist Seems Bigger and More Important than Jesus

When the film Die Hard came out, the poster had a picture of the Nakatomi Tower nearly taking up the entire poster. Bruce Willis, the star of the film, was nowhere to be found. The image of Willis was only added later. I sometimes get the same type of mixed

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10 Jan 2020

Ricky Gervais is Living off Borrowed Moral Capital

Ricky Gervais is a British comedian and actor. I first saw in Night at the Museum (2006). He starred in the original British version of The Office. He has a long list of media accomplishments. I suspect that most conservatives don’t know him except for his opening remarks at the

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09 Jan 2020

Preparing for My Debate With Kent Hovind on the Rapture

  For more than a year, a supporter of American Vision has been trying to set up a debate between Kent Hovind and me on the rapture. I didn’t think it would come to pass since Mr. Hovind is busy and has concentrated his time and efforts on creation issues.

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08 Jan 2020

Is Our Latest Fight With Iran A Prophetic Sign of the Last Days?

Several articles claim that “Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was the main force that pushed Trump into assassinating Iranian Major General Soleimani” because of his belief in the “rapture.” The articles often quote the following comment Pompeo made at a “God and Country Rally” on June 28, 2015. Note the

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07 Jan 2020

Democracy as We Know It Does Not Work in Muslim Nations

The Middle East will never be made right by force. Competing Islamic groups often gain the trust of the United States only to turn on their benefactors once their sworn Islamic enemies are vanquished with the help of the US military. It happened when our embassy in Iraq was overrun

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06 Jan 2020

Timing Is Everything in the Olivet Discourse

I saw a post on Facebook related to the timing of prophetic events based on Jesus’ pronouncement to some of the disciples about the destruction of the temple (Matt. 24:1-2) and the judgment on Jerusalem that was to take place before their generation passed away (Luke 21:32). And [Jesus] said,

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03 Jan 2020

Jesus, the Bible, and Self-Defense in Light of Armed Church Members

In September of 2019, Joe Biden criticized a new Texas law that permitted church members to be armed while attending church services. It is irrational, with all due respect to the Governor of Texas, it’s irrational what they’re doing. … And we’re talking about loosening access to have guns? Being

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02 Jan 2020

Atheists Keep Getting More Consistent, Less Rational, and Hopeless

Marvin Olasky has a brief review of Michael Ruse’s new book A Meaning to Life. Don’t be fooled by the title, since according to Ruse there is no meaning to life Michael Ruse’s A Meaning to Life (Oxford, 2019) begins with atheistic honesty: “You are born. You live. Then you die. If

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01 Jan 2020

I’m Waiting for Christianity Today to Evaluate the Democrats by the Ten Commandments

Mark Galli, an editor at Christianity Today, wrote the following about Pres. Trump in an article that took the internet by storm and received hundreds of responses by evangelical writers, including me: That [Trump] should be removed, we believe, is not a matter of partisan loyalties but loyalty to the

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31 Dec 2019

The First Church of Christian Gnosticism

Many Christians believe and teach a form of factual neutrality where some subjects, for example, science, geography, politics, mathematics, can and should be taught without any regard to religion since “facts speak for themselves.” This is most evident in education where a self-conscious sacred-secular divide is maintained and supported by

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30 Dec 2019

‘Public Goods’ Are Stolen Goods

Congress’s new crop of socialist representatives who have never owned a business and have absolutely no knowledge of how an economy works could make permanent economic policies that could destroy the productive base of the United States. For example: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s promise to boost federal funding for social programs should not

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25 Dec 2019

The Birth of Jesus Was the Greatest Political Event in History

We don’t usually think of Christmas as a political event. I can assure you that Herod the Great thought of it that way as well as Rome. There was a tax involved (Luke 2:1). Herod would not have been troubled by an announcement that a child was born if he

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24 Dec 2019

Capitulating to Losing Does Nothing but Make Losing a Spiritual Badge of False Ppiety.

Tremper Longman III is the Distinguished Scholar of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in California where he served as the Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies from 1998 until he retired in 2017. He is opposed to Pres. Trump and wants him impeached. He believes it is wrong from

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23 Dec 2019

Christians and the Moral Case Against Pres. Trump

The Christianity Today article calling for the impeachment of Donald Trump and blasting evangelicals for supporting him got massive exposure by the mainstream media and Facebook. I’ve never seen an article move so fast on blogs and websites. In addition, I’ve never seen so many published responses or reactions, both

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20 Dec 2019

‘Christianity Today’ Article Calling for Trump’s Impeachment Heats Up the Internet

A seminary professor from what would be considered a conservative Christian college posted the following on Facebook in response to a Christianity Today article that supports the removal of Pres. Trump from office: Christianity Today has just called for Trump’s removal from office. They are calling us to remember who

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