Wednesday, April 30, 2008
And I'm encouraged to hear that ALL 50 Governors issued National Day of Prayer Proclamations. Proclamations publicly acknowledge there is a day designated for Americans to unite in prayer. Each state’s proclamation and constitution will be read during a prayer event at each state capitol.
What is Prayer? Prayer is the practice of the presence of God. It is the place where pride is abandoned, hope is lifted, and supplication is made. Prayer is the place of admitting our need, of adopting humility, and claiming dependence upon God.
James 4:8 says, "Draw near to God and He will draw near to you." "Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, shall guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus," (Phil. 4:6-7).
Pray for your country and our service men and women overseas. No matter what our political stance is, I'm sure they'll appreciate your prayers today, tomorrow and further in the future should the Lord tarry. Also, pray for our upcoming election. Know this, whomever wins the office of our American Presidency, God has already ordained it (Romans 13).
Sunday, April 27, 2008
"Why doesn't soon mean soon when Jesus promised to return before that first-century generation passed away nearly 2000 years ago (Matt 24:34)? When the Bible uses words like 'near,' 'shortly,' 'quickly,' and 'at hand,' they refer to times and events that are proximate to that contemporary audience." (page 2)
Even the controversial philosopher, and atheist, Princeton professor Peter Singer, asserted in a recent debate* vs Dinesh D'souza (Is God Great?), said something to the fact that Jesus Christ seemed to have made false prophecies. That, according to Matt 24, He promised His own disciples that He was coming back soon..."And He never did".
Sounds like Professor Singer has taken the traditional dispensational interpretation of Matthew 24 that has saturated most evangelical churches instead of the actual Biblical view. D'souza could of corrected him on this issue, but he had to unfortunately stick with his apologetic approach of "I'm going to reason logically without the use of the Bible"; clearly biblical humanism, but that is a post for another day.
*April 25th, 2008, "Is God Great" debate vs Dinesh D'Souza at BIOLA University
Thursday, April 24, 2008
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Thursday, April 17, 2008
In anticipation of the movie opening of Ben Stein's "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed", this Friday, many atheists and humanists in the academia mafia and blogland are defending the sacred cow of Evolution. They are outraged, angered, and disgusted that such a movie is getting so much ballyhoo. What nerve people have to question the white coat wearing smug priests of today, Secular Scientists. French Philosopher and former Jesuit Priest, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, asserted, "that even if all the specific content of the evolutionary explanation of life were to be demolished, evolution would still have to be taken as our fundamental vision; defenders of evolution, must never let themselves be detected into secondary discussions of the scientific 'hows' and the metaphysical 'whys. The Vision of the Past, trans. J.M. Cohen (New York: Harper and Row, 1967), p. 123 (italics added). In other words, evolution says, "you dare not have any other gods in before me." Philosopher, W.T. Jones, a non-christian, said that scientists had "elevated Darwinism to the level of a religious dogma." It takes a lot of faith to believe in evolution which asserts everything you see in nature today came from nothing. As a Christian, I believe there is a God who created the universe. Evolution is a religion not science. Romans 1:22, 23 states, "Claiming to be wise, they [unbelievers] became fools, 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things." (ESV).
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
“Ok class, does anyone know why big secular science finds this upcoming movie so intimidating? Anyone? Anyone?"
SCIENCE TEACHER: "American school science curricula introduced the theory of ...anyone? anyone? the theory of Evolution as early as... anyone?... the 1840s. “Old earth” opinions from the, anyone? ... the European scientific community led many American writers to advance long-age views of geology in school textbooks. However, even when this was done, most writers made the extra effort to harmonize the long time periods with the biblical account of creation. The...anyone? anyone know what book?...the Bible was still applicable to all subjects, but now it was not to be taken literally in all cases. With the popularization of...anyone?... biological macroevolution by, anyone?...anyone know who the father of evolution is? Anyone?...Darwin’s Origin of Species, American textbook authors had mixed responses. Some accepted Darwin’s hypothesis readily; others rejected it outright. According to historian Edward...anyone? Lar——son, by the 1890s and 1900s, ...anyone know what theory?, the theory of evolution was thoroughly embedded in the science curricula and treated as...anyone? anyone?...fact." (source: Answers In Genesis. The "anyone? anyone?" phrase was added for humor- Phrase made popular from Ben Stein's role in Ferris Buhler's Day Off .)
Fast forward to today, sadly, if a public school science teacher questions Darwinism, he or she will be in danger of being EXPELLED! So why is the Academia Mafia community so up in arms about this movie?
Monday, April 7, 2008
Back on March 2nd, 2008, I posted a blog entitled, "How do you intend to answer the problem of good in a world without God?" Dr. Dennet was also featured in that article.