Thou Shalt Love the Lord Thy God With All Thy Heart, Soul, Mind, Might or Strength

Solomon described this same amount of effort to acquire wisdom. Wisdom is of utmost importance, therefore get wisdom, and with all your effort work to acquire understanding. (Proverbs 4:7 ISV) Everyone knows the rigorous training the military puts their recruits through. The training of professional athletes is on billboards, TV and radio ads is deeply ingrained …

Belief Excerpts from Antidisestablishmentarianism I from Chapter 11. What Is Science to a Secular Humanist?

Like any religion which enthrones man in God's place, there is a desperate and irrational need to attack true religion. "Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence,"3 says Richard Dawkins. In the Bible, in the founding documents of US history and in the US court …

Permission to Fail?

Our daughter told me about a Bible study where the teacher mentioned Proverbs 31 and said something like, "We all know that the Virtuous Woman is an ideal. She's too good to be true." Suppose a military commander gives his troop an order. The men whisper to the lieutenant, "Permission to fail, sir?" The lieutenant …

Wisdom Says, “Can You Hear Me Now?”

Proverbs Chapter Eight is absolutely amazing. We try to read through Proverbs day by day each month and this one just stops me in my tracks every time. Why does God say that wisdom is a woman? I don't know. A friend commented on the fact that Proverbs is mostly advice from father to son. …

The Conflict of the Ages

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 …