Posts Tagged 'philosophy'

Intellectual Minds Cannot Grasp Things of God

October 11th, 2017

Intellectual Minds Cannot Grasp Things of God

1 Corinthians 1:21 (KJB)   For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

The intellectual minds at work in this world cannot comprehend any of the spiritual things of God.  They often give flowery philosophical points and use evil logic rooted in the darkness of this world.  They employ niceties and moral relativists and ...

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The Plumb Line

February 22nd, 2017

The Plumb Line

Psalm 33:10-11 (KJB)   The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.  11 The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.

God brings the opinions of man to nothing.

Science experiments of man blow up when pitted against the eternal nature of God.

The deductions and reasoning of man fall out and fade away.

The flowery philosophy of man sounds like ...

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Can your Own Beliefs Be Upheld By God’s Word?

May 27th, 2015

Can your Own Beliefs Be Upheld By God’s Word?

But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question. And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between the Pharisees and the Sadducees: and the multitude was divided. For the Sadducees say ...

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Paul Sets Peter Straight

May 5th 2016

Paul Sets Peter Straight

But when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. (Galatians 2:11 KJV)

Confrontation is not often a pleasurable thing to be involved in with another brother or sister in Christ.  However, doing so can be spiritually necessary in keeping right and robust relationships with God and man.  Confronting another plays a role in righting a situation headed in the wrong spiritual direction out of line with ...

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Take Up Your Cross November 21st 2015

Do you listen to enticing words of man or words with the power of God?

And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God. (1 Corinthians 2:4-5 KJV)

Preaching must be supernatural in nature not self-reliant or based upon the weak and powerless words of man.  No man can ...

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