Two false ways of thinking …

The first false way of thinking says, "What will be, will be. What's for you won't go past you." People who think like this tend to sit back and let things happen. The Apostle Paul was very different. This is what he said, "I run straight toward the goal in order to win the prize, …

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Berkouwer and Barth on Divine Revelation

The Question of "Christomonism"An important question in the assessment of Barth's theology revolves around his view of the relationship between natural theology and general revelation,Discussing "Karl Barth's Offensive Against Natural Theology" (General Revelation (GR), Chapter II, pp. 21-33), Berkouwer notes that "Barth's conception of revelation ... is frequently called 'Christomonism' " (GR,p. 25). Here, we …

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Love has the victory forever …

"Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. 3 Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does …

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