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The “Two-Books Doctrine” and the Belgic Confession

Published on March 5, 2017 By sirrahc

“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.” (Psalm 19:1 (ESV)) Have you heard of the “two-books doctrine” before? The short version is that God has given us two books: the “book” of nature (aka general revelation, available for all to see) and, of course, the book of Scripture/Christ […]

Primer on Origins Views for Christians (Part 2 of 3)

Published on August 16, 2015 By sirrahc

“All truth is given by revelation, either general or special, and it must be received by reason. Reason is the God-given means for discovering the truth that God discloses, whether in his world or his Word. While God wants to reach the heart with truth, he does not bypass the mind.”  — Jonathan Edwards, 18th […]

Primer on Origins Views for Christians (Part 1 of 3)

Published on August 9, 2015 By sirrahc

“Without special revelation, general revelation would be for sinful men incomplete and ineffective…. Without general revelation, special revelation would lack that basis in the fundamental knowledge of God as the mighty and wise, righteous and good, maker and ruler of all things.”  — B.B. Warfield, distinguished “Princetonian” theologian As an admin at the “Old Earth […]

Can You Accept “Revealed Wisdom” and Still Be “Scientific”?

Published on May 5, 2013 By sirrahc

“[S]cience and religion are two essential components in the search for truth. Denying either is a barren approach.”  — Dr. Martin Andreas Nowak, mathematical biologist Once upon a time (actually, it was about a year ago) in a land far, far away (OK, it was here in NE Florida), I had a brief but interesting […]

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