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Is sanctification an upward-bound journey or more like peeling an onion (by which fault and self are more and more deeply revealed)? Perhaps being more precise in terms of anthropology might be helpful. Distinguishing between affections, appetites, and the spiritual will of a person is important, for only one of these really apprehends the good … Continue reading Two Views of Santification
If you were over someone’s house and he told you that he had a visitor…that at that very moment Jesus Christ was in his office, what would you think or feel? Would you be interested in meeting him? Might you wish even for just a glimpse of his face? In prayer, we meet intimately with … Continue reading There is a Visitor
However one understands the sovereignty of God, one must reckon with several factors of salvation and experience: God is the Creator We continue to sin Scripture speaks of sanctification as real and as distinct from just believing more Some wonder, when will sanctification begin? Or, when will God take such and such a sin from … Continue reading God did not Create You to Take Your Life Over for You
A draft of a Paper submitted for a course at Holy Apostles College and Seminary Continue reading Principles of Science
What mythical lawn creature is good at keeping time?
Matthew 25:31-46 The Parable of the sheep and goats teaches us that when the Son of Man comes in glory, he will sit upon his throne and judge between us. The king will take his seat of authority. He will then separate us out according to how we have served him: for, truly, as we … Continue reading The King is in his People
There is a danger in education which even the best curriculum cannot of its own circumvent. This is because the problem is one of the heart. The wrong kind of knowledge puffs up. Only love has the power to order the powers of the mind properly. This of course is no good reason to forgo … Continue reading Creating Little Monsters: A Misuse of the Liberal Arts in Mansfield Park
Why is poetry more philosophic than history? This is what Aristotle claims in his Poetics. We can begin with the idea that poetry is mimetic or imitative, just as all human art is. For instance, a cup copies or imitates the way natural vessels hold water. Consider the shape of lakes, ponds, streams, or perhaps the … Continue reading Poetry as more Philosophic than History
Who makes the Laws in Newton’s universe?