Regarding the mysteries of Christian faith, he wrote, "All the articles of our Christian faith, which God has revealed to us in His Word, are in presence of reason sheerly impossible, absurd, and false. For just as all natural endowments serve to further impiety in the godless, so they serve to further salvation in the godly. An eloquent tongue promotes faith; reason makes speech clear, and everything helps faith forward.
Lewis Institute President Joel S. That is, the story that Christianity sets forth fits well with the things we value most and with the kinds of people we want to be. In this article, he develops one aspect of this fittingness, the centrality of relationships to our well-being.
In Part 2 of this article, Michael Ward continues his examination of some of the groundwork to the thinking of C.
Lewis that enabled him to become so effective an apologist. In this article, he offers suggestions for how Christians can address the ongoing challenges posed by Emersonian philosophy. How Sweet it Is! Then, we will love God with all our heart, soul, strength, and mind.
Saving faith must be felt as well as understood. In this article, he explains that spiritual growth is a process, and Scripture gives light to the means of growth and the dynamic operations of these means.
He also offers some thoughts on the question: Why read the great old books? Poems stir affection, inspire devotion and stimulate emotions. No wonder the Scriptures contains so many of them! And by the way, C. Woodruff, President of the C.
Lewis Institute, warns against evaluating the success of the church based on attendance, buildings and cash. While these can be useful tools, the Great Commission given by Jesus is to make disciples who are learning to obey Him. Joy of Generosity by Todd Harper We live in a culture that would have us believe that the way to happiness is to gain more—more money, more things, more pleasure.
In this excerpt from his book Abundant: Experiencing the Incredible Journey of Generosity, Todd Harper explores what the Bible has to say about money, and how to experience the abundance God wants for us.
According to Michael Ward, C. Lewis is probably the most influential practitioner of Christian apologetics over the last hundred years. In this article, he looks at the Lewis of the s, prior to the time he wrote his most influential works, in order to examine some of the groundwork to his thinking that enabled him to become so effective an apologist.
From Narnia to the Gospel: Turning Conversations about C. Lewis or like his writing or have seen one of the Narnia movies, you may have found that many people have a positive view of him. In this article, Randy Newman identifies ways we can transition conversations about C.
Lewis to conversations about Jesus Christ.The nation’s current post-truth moment is the ultimate expression of mind-sets that have made America exceptional throughout its history.
George Washington (22 February – 14 December ) was the successful Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War from to , and later became the first President of the United States of America, an office to which he was elected, unanimously, twice and remained in from to He is generally regarded as the "Father of his country".
Thoughts on Reason and Faith Summa Contra Gentiles, Chapters 1–8 in wisdom” (Ps. ). And since likeness is the cause of love, the pursuit of wisdom especially joins man to God in friendship.
That is why it is said of wisdom that “she is an infinite treasure to men!
which they that use become of the human reason. Such is the. Truth alone will endure, all the rest will be swept away before the tide of time.I must continue to bear testimony to truth even if I am forsaken by all.
Mine may today be a voice in the wilderness, but it will be heard when all other voices are silenced, if it is the voice of Truth. M any pilots and aviation professionals have expressed significant criticism of the 9/11 Commission Report.
Several even allege government complicity in the terrible acts of 9/ This page of the website is a collection of their statements. The website does not represent any organization and it should be made clear that none of these individuals are affiliated with this website.
Faith, in the religious sense, is the belief based upon our spiritual connections with God. Faith aids, stabilizes and nourishes us spiritually allowing .