11. The Origin of the Bible by Comfort, Packer, Bruce, and Henry: Get a grip on how the Bible was formed and what it means for it to be “infallible”; Canon and Criticism, all wrapped up in a series of fabulous essays.
Then beneath that are three secondary essential teachings of the church. Essential means quite necessary. You can accept that. One liberating point here is that the remaining primary and secondary non-essentials are given to show us all the grey areas that different church denominations claim or Christian apologetics disallow for themselves as identity labels unique only to them. God allows for this.
If you want to get lost in the magic of Disney, this is a movie you will enjoy. I admit that I approached it with skepticism, but following a captivating AC review I decided it was worth a shot. It was charming, funny, and other worldly. Pure, enjoyable escapism. If you didn’t give Enchanted a chance, consider it for a family movie. Not only will the kids love it, but you will enjoy it, too.
Tatiana went home and destroyed the relics of her former religion. I only wanted room in my life for Christ and the Bible, she says. She was baptized and, upon completing a Bible study, received her very own Bible. Shortly after that, her husband accepted Jesus, too.
Our nation is in the midst of a culture war– a war of two worldviews clashing. One view is those that hold to the authority set forth by God’s Word and the other is the view that only honors man’s word and opinions. Such a worldview (the latter) has lead to the collapse of our once Christian nation. The view has tossed greg bahnsen apologetics morality out the window, not just in our schools but even in our churches.
Bottom line, our nation is loosing Biblical authority. Ham argued that we’re headed in the same direction as Europe and the UK. And when man’s ideas seep into our churches, we are unprepared. Many church leaders respond with a “do not worry, just trust in Jesus” type of remark. Ham questions, “If you can’t trust one part of the book, how can you trust the rest?” And the unspoken answer in America is, many don’t. Many write-off Genesis and the creation account. And then some even proceed to disregard the Gospels and the rest of the Bible.
For victory in every aspect of life (joy, peace, loving others, forgiveness, grace, etc.) you must follow these three simple steps. Following these steps will ensure that you never quit life, and never take extended time outs.