Faith, Reason, And Science Are Not Incompatible

There has been, and will continue to be, much discussion in ‘intellectual’ circle concerning whether or not creationists (those who believe that God created the universe and everything in it) can do good science. Some are of the mind that anyone who believes in God as a first cause, or a cause of any kind, is automatically disqualified from doing legitimate research and/or putting forth accurate hypotheses. This is often simply a tactic to marginalize anyone who holds a differing point of vie … [Read more...]

Creation And Evolution: Both Interpret The Evidence

It is often claimed that the idea of a difference existing between ‘operational (observational) science’ and ‘historical (forensic/origins) science’ is simply an imaginary construct of creationists used to bolster their argument for creation. However, there truly is a distinct, and important, difference between the two. This difference helps explain why it is possible for two groups of scientists to view the exact same evidence and still come up with completely different interpretations of that e … [Read more...]

What Does The Age Of Grace Mean? Are We In It?

A common expression among some Christians is that we are living in the age of grace. If you ask them what they mean by their statement, they will often make a reference that we are living in an age when God still grants grace to those seeking salvation through His Son. Likewise, there are some that tie this phrase to a time period described as the church age by dispensationalists. For this reason we will seek to find out what does the age of grace mean and are we still in it.What is … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Laughter and Smiling

Bible Verses About Laughter

Does God smile and laugh? In Galatians 5:22-23, the apostle Paul writes, “but the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…” These are all crucial aspects and characteristics of God that we should also have as Christians. Interestingly, the second fruit mentioned is joy, and this is a purposeful placing of the word, in my opinion. The Lord loves us and fills us with joy and laughter when we are connected to him. Therefore, my to … [Read more...]

What Is Reconciliation? How Does The Bible Define It?

All of us have been through times where we had a disagreement with someone. In many cases we are able to resolve our differences and continue with a normal relationship. In others, we made the best of the situation and tried to forget about it. However, sometimes the disagreement was never resolved and everyone involved went their separate ways being bitter and without reconciling their differences. For this reason, we will look at what is reconciliation and how does the Bible define it?What … [Read more...]

What Is Dispensationalism As It Relates To The Bible And The Church?

Many Christians have never heard of the term Dispensationalism. However, Dispensationalism is a familiar term to many people in fundamentalist circles, especially amongst the elderly. Likewise, many people may have studied Dispensationalism as part of a lesson on how to study the Bible and not even known it. For this reason, it is important to understand what is Dispensationalism as it relates to the Bible and the church.What is the common definition of Dispensationalism?  Dispensationalism … [Read more...]