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  • Lady Gaga: A Psalmist’s Perspective

    from Deborah Finnamore Apr 19, 2011 Category: Articles

    Not many 24 year olds can say that they are in the top ten of Forbes magazine’s list of the 100 most powerful women in the world. Or that their Facebook page has 30,962,180 likes and counting. Or that their face and their fashion are internationally recognizable. Or that they make millions. Keep Reading
  • The End of the World According to Harold Camping (Part 1)

    from W. Robert Godfrey Apr 18, 2011 Category: Articles

    If you were to drive the freeways of southern California, you would see from time to time billboards proclaiming the Judgment Day on May 21, 2011 and declaring that the Bible guarantees it. Presumably these billboards may be seen in many other parts of the country as well. Who is responsible for these signs and what do they really mean theologically? Keep Reading
  • Grace Unknown, or, It’s a Wonderful Life

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Apr 12, 2011 Category: Articles

    My dear wife is about in the middle of her treatment for her leukemia. Step one they call inception chemo. That involves roughly a month in the hospital with intense chemo. She made it through that and was happily found to be in remission. Now she goes once a month for a week of chemo, what they call consolidation chemo. The goal here is for remission to stick. Keep Reading
  • Are There Still Prophets in Our Day?

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Apr 09, 2011 Category: Articles

    Yes, and no. Too often we in the evangelical church see the prophet as a sort of white witch, a godly soothsayer that can see into the future and tell us what is going to happen. Not only do we not have anyone filling such an office in our day, there was never anyone filling such an office.  Foretelling the future never was and never will be the calling of the prophet. The prophet, instead, is called to speak God’s Word to God’s people. Keep Reading
  • Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God?

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Apr 03, 2011 Category: Articles

    No. The god Muslims worship is, in reality, an idol.  In terms of their own theology, however, he is a single person, transcendent. The God Christians worship, on the other hand, is the maker of heaven and earth. He is one being and transcendent, who exists in three persons, which are also immanent.  Neither the one-ness nor the three-ness of God are tangential attributes. They are instead essential attributes; they define who He is. Move away from that definition and you move away from the true and living God. Keep Reading
  • Links We Liked (4/2/11)

    from Tim Challies Apr 02, 2011 Category: Articles

    Here is a round-up of some of the notable blogs and articles our team read this week. Keep Reading
  • What is the “RC Sproul Jr. Principle of Hermeneutics?”

    from R.C. Sproul Jr. Mar 27, 2011 Category: Articles

    I’m so glad you asked. Hermeneutics, of course, is the science of interpretation, typically Bible interpretation. There are any number of basic, fundamental principles we all ought to be aware of. One principle argues that we interpret less clear passages in light of more clear passages. Anyone who builds a theology on that text that mentions “baptism for the dead” is likely all wet. Keep Reading

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