All to Jesus I surrender, All to Him I freely give I will ever love and trust Him In His presence daily live. I surrender all, I surrender all All to thee my blessed Savior, I surrender all. Whatever type of Christian you are, or even it you are not a Christian, you are probably … Continue reading What Do You Surrender?
"The Lord is ... not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." (2 Peter 3:9) "For all have sinned and come short of the glory of God." (Romans 3:23) "There is none righteous, no not one." (Romans 3:10) Since we are all sinners, we need to have our sins atoned … Continue reading What is Salvation?
Every missionary to the many tribes in Papua New Guinea has to face the translation issue. There are numerous tribes and each tribe has its own language, usually with no understanding of any outside language. There are very few missionaries for the total number of tribes. When the missionary lives in a tribe and … Continue reading What Is a Pig Translation?
I read an article about a YMCA that replaced its Santa with Frosty the Snowman. This was a decision by the local management, not some upper-level YMCA ruling. They said it was because they wanted to make their annual seasonal celebration more inclusive for everyone. I heard earlier from a friend that a YMCA in … Continue reading Random Thoughts on the Subject of Christmas
There are only two ways to teach Science: to teach it as a unified subject or divide it into categories. Unified sounds good but can be overwhelming to students. Subatomic particles like electrons don't divide themselves into disciplines according to how they behave. In Physics we study electrons in different ways from observing how they … Continue reading Principles of Science Teaching
We take the historical-grammatical interpretation. "When the plain sense of Scripture makes common sense, seek no other sense; therefore, take every word at its primary, ordinary, usual, literal meaning unless the facts of the immediate context, studies in the light of related passages and axiomatic and fundamental truths, indicate clearly otherwise. God in revealing His … Continue reading Philosophy of Bible Teaching
"Secular Humanism: Religious Mythology" is lettered on my computer bag. So "What is Secular Humanism?" The quick, simple answer is that it is the religion of self-indulgence with no possible consequences for the way we live in any kind of life after death. Beginning somewhere around the Kennedy administration, Secular Humanists learned that if they … Continue reading Secular Humanism: America’s Establishment of Religion
Every good writing teacher tells us to narrow our topic because the sure sign of a novice is a paper entitled "The Universe and Everything in It." Yet The Conflict of the Ages can rightfully include every thought every man has ever made. Augustine's City of God, John Calvin's Institutes of the Christian Religion and … Continue reading The Conflict of the Ages