Thomas Jefferson, author of The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth My concern is the departure from the truths of God's Word. There are many paths away from God. The confusion caused by mistranslating His Word is only one. This blog is about only one heresy; Deliberately mistranslating the word of God. Poor translations are … Continue reading When Is a Bible Translation Not the Word of God?
According to Wikipedia “Eyewitness testimony is the account a bystander gives in the courtroom, describing what they perceived happened during the specific incident under investigation. Ideally this recollection of events is detailed, however this is not always the case. This recollection is used as evidence to show what happened from a witness' point of view. … Continue reading Eyewitness Testimony: The Foundation and Basis of Reality
I agree with Secular Humanists about one thing – the Bible stands or falls on its truth as a whole. They, however think it doesn’t hold together. In defending his book, Killing Jesus, Bill O’Reilly took exception to this position. He believes that the Bible is accurate in its depiction of the crucifixion but wrong … Continue reading Who are you—mere man that you are—to talk back to God? Rom 9:20 ISV
Satan has gained an enormous advantage over Christians by the confusion created over the hundreds of different Bible translations. Though we wrote a blog on this subject What is a Pig Translation? that blog was about translation techniques or problems in translations. Every translation has to balance translation with education. By that we mean both … Continue reading What English Translation of the Bible Do You Use?
Over twenty years ago we heard a sermon that God does not want lone ranger Christians. God established His Church and each and every believer is responsible to be part of His Church. It was based on a very principle of God’s Word. And let us continue to consider how to motivate one another to … Continue reading No Lone Rangers
Secular Humanism boldly proclaims that the events recorded in the Bible are not historic. But using those same standards, neither were Plato, Socrates, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, Sun Tzu or most historic people or events. The oldest surviving manuscript of Plato’s documents dates to 895 AD. The Codex Oxoniensis Clarkianus 39 was copied more … Continue reading The Death of Science Part 5 — The Double Standard
God created us with a body, soul and spirit. We also have an intellect, will and emotions. Though we all have the ability to make choices, we also have the responsibility to live with the results of the decisions we make. No matter how well we think through our beliefs or how happy, sad, angry, … Continue reading In The Image of God
The Scientific method, designed and defined by Newton, applying the universal principles of observation, experimentation, hypothesize, test the results, revise the hypothesis to bring it in line with the observed test results, retest, repeat as necessary, then develop a theory was founded on principles described in the Word of God. These principles were detailed in … Continue reading The Death of Science Part 4 Science Abandons Reality Karl Popper and Falsification
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence. It claims that all other … Continue reading The Death of Science Part 3: Reality Requires Religion
Every few months the same story hits the national or world news. A family or a parent does everything right, but a child dies anyway. The child might be sitting properly fastened into a car seat and the car is hit while stopped at a light or stop sign. A home is completely childproof, the … Continue reading The God of Love Created the World. Why Do Tragedies Happen?
While there are numerous detailed answers, this is a brief, simple overview. 1) Moses wrote of what he learned as an Egyptian. And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son. And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in … Continue reading How Did We Get The Old Testament?
“There are those who reason well, but they are greatly outnumbered by those who reason badly.” “Mathematics is the alphabet with which God has written the Universe.” “Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe.” All attributed to Galileo Galilei Popular fiction to the contrary, both the ancient Greeks and Romans were … Continue reading The Death of Science Part 2: The Biblical Foundations of Science by Michael J. Findley
The concept of “Natural Law” is older than civilization. Classical Greece gave us the foundation of science and method of gaining knowledge we call natural law. They had two very different views of Natural Law, which we attribute to Plato and Aristotle. Though Plato never used the exact words natural law, his Republic is filled … Continue reading The Death of Science: Part One, Natural Law — Michael Findley
Anna ascended the crumbling stairs of castle’s mighty keep. The ocean’s bitter breeze blew through her thin jacket. She shoved her numb fingers farther into her pockets. She knew that she should have brought a warmer coat, but Anna was so focused on getting to the castle and climbing to the top of its once-glorious … Continue reading Light of Sunrise — Short Fiction guest Post by Victoria E. Findley
Wikimedia Commons Psalms Scroll Public Domain in the US. The Israel Antiquities Authority 1993; photographer not named. Most people have heard of the Dead Sea Scrolls (DSS). Few people really know what they are and fewer still understand their significance. The DSS were found in caves near the Dead Sea and contain ancient scrolls. The oldest … Continue reading The Not So Dead Sea Scrolls
Within a lengthy facebook post was the following direct quote. “I've recently become more interest with atheism and it is way different from the cults.” (sic) While there are many reasons for people's interest in this subject, there are three important, foundational points to keep in mind. First, the term Secular Humanism is a better … Continue reading The Power of Secular Humanism
I have assumed for years that everyone reading these blogs knew and understood, what a blog is. Several comments have demonstrated that was an erroneous assumption on my part. First a brief history of blog. The word itself means binary log. Software developers wanted to keep customers updated about changes in their software. This was … Continue reading What Is A Blog?
My memory isn’t what it should be, but I do not remember anyone saying that he/she did not have a belief system until about 2 years ago. Almost daily now I seem to hear someone say that.Anyone who claims that they do not have a belief system is either uneducated or dishonest. There is nothing … Continue reading But I Don’t Have a Belief System!
We hope you like the redesign of our blog. Yes, in some ways it looks a lot like the old design. The header is the same. The books run down the sides. The blog posts run down the middle. But, wait, the “tabs” are different, aren’t they? Instead of a long list of random features, … Continue reading Did You Notice?
Like everyone, I fail to completely live up to my principles. One of my principles which I have done much better at keeping is to not discuss evolution. Believers in evolution have chosen to believe and nothing I can do will change that belief. However, I constantly display the evidence for a young earth. Without … Continue reading The Age of the Earth: The Burden of Proof