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The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth II Part VI

The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth Part VI “God is dead” Frederich Nietzsche It began in the despair of 19th century Europe. Its inventor would die in 1900 on the cusp of a new century. His views would combine with Darwin to shape the most violent period of planet earth. Hitler gave his writings as […]

The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth || Part V

The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth Part V When Atheism Became Intellectually Feasible At this same time, Charles Darwin advanced his idea of evolution that was in perfect keeping with the Hegelian evolutionary philosophy, and with Romanticism’s view of “man as part of nature.” Darwin was an idea whose time had come. Man was now […]

The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth || Part IV

The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth Part IV The Copernican Revolution What gave the modern philosophy a sense of substance was what was happening simultaneously in “modern science”.  The universe was viewed by Western man as never before. It began at the same time as the Reformation. Nikolai Copernicus, a Polish mathematician had been commissioned […]

The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth || Part III

Christianity was the perfect and ideal system of belief.  It revolutionized the Roman Empire and led a column of progress called “Western Civilization” for now 2000 plus years.

The Quest: Man’s Pursuit of Truth || Part II

At the same time as Israel was called to repentance by their prophets, in much of the Gentile world a reform was occurring away from the gods toward a more reasonable and humane life.

A Lighthouse in the Dark

I came to Denton Bible in 1977. We had about 90 people and an array of impossibilities. The only things on our side were a belief in biblical authority, prayer, discipleship, expositional preaching and the sovereignty of God.

Governing the Body

Jesus said, “the body is weak.” What are you doing to keep you body in check? Read part 8 of the “Theology of Success” series…

A Work Ethic

We are to have a higher standard and motivation- the glory of God in whatever He calls us to do. Read part 6 of the “Theology of Success” series…

Submitting to Authority

Disrespect of authority is a compass needle pointing to disaster. Read part 5 of the “Theology of Success” series…

Making Independent Moral Choices

A successful person must cancel out the clatter of white noise and listen solely to the Master’s voice. Read part 4 of the “Theology of Success” series…

The Fear of God

The continuation of the “Theology of Success” series

The Incomparable Christ Part XXXI: The Eternal State

In a somewhat cryptic, enigmatic text Paul says to the Corinthians in I Corinthians 15:24-28, “Then comes the end, when He hands over the kingdom to the God and Father, when He has abolished all rule and all authority and power.  For He must reign until He has put all His enemies under His feet.  […]