Christian Philosophy? (3)

UNDERSTANDING THE CHRIST-CENTERED EPISTEMOLOGY OF COLOSSIANS “How do I know?” is usually called the epistemological question. Epistemology is the study of, “the nature and scope of knowledge, its presuppositions and basis, and the general reliability of claims to knowledge.”1   What Paul says Paul’s basic response to, “How do I know?” is that when we…

Christian Philosophy? (1)

Many Christians have warned against the perils of philosophy, arguing that it is, at best, human speculation.1 These people often quote Paul’s warning to the church at Colosse: “Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ” (Col.…

Questions In The Psalms

First I have to say to you all: Congratulations! Your “Ask a Pastor” questions have completely overwhelmed us pastors and have now officially become a backlog, a logjam, a complete gridlock. However you want to call it, the list of questions is long, and the list of pastors to answer them… well, not so long.…

Ruth

Entreat me not to leave thee I’ll be ever at your side When you’ve sorrowed I have sorrowed When I cried You dried my eyes   I will always call you mother All others I ignore Adoring the one God of your fathers Trusting Him forever more   Wherever your foot steps take you You…