links for 2006-04-12
- Justin Taylor makes available the contents, foreward, introduction, and first chapter of Mark Dever’s latest book, along with various endorsements.
- A comment on an old post of mine has identified Chalke as an abuser of the Bible, in the way he has deliberately omitted a phrase from his quotation of Isaiah 53:5 – “the punishment that brought us peace was upon him.”
- Dr. N. T. Wright (Bishop of Durham, Church of England) waxes eloquent: “You may salve your conscience by embracing Gnosticism . . . but if Caesar takes any notice at all, all he will do is sneer at you and go on his way to yet more triumphs . . .”
- Catez Stevens agrees we are seeking to know the mind of God, “but I do not think human reason can attain this. That would be trying to enclose the infinite within the finite.” “We can begin by considering the spiritual reality behind the material world.”
- “If one worm be a little exalted above another, by having more dust, or a bigger dunghill, how much he does make of himself! What a distance he does keep from those who are below him.” But in Christ meets infinite highness and infinite condescension.
- “According to the Christian Post (UK), less than a quarter of Christians in the UK possess enough knowledge of the Bible to be able to place key events in the order they appear.” HT Jim Bublitz
- Article written by Udo Middleman and gleaned off The Francis A. Schaeffer Foundation new website. “Conservative implies there are realities we cannot avoid. Some are even worth keeping.”