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Coram Deo is a phrase little heard today — at least in my experience — among Christians of the […]
Thomas Watson wrote in 1660, Good words are but a cold kind of charity. The poor cannot live […]
This is from a book that I had started reading and sort of set aside or misplaced; happens […]
I hate those moments when once again I’m confronted with cowardice and ignorance that masquerades as humility and wisdom. It utterly diminishes me. I just swell up with a surging maelstrom of anger, sadness, defeat, despair and shame for my fellow man who lives by facsimiles of virtues. A life filled with nothing but moral circumspection without any cognitive direction. To believe anything without allowing its discussion or challenge is a fanaticism which abdicates something of what it is to be human, to be made in the image of God. It sacrifices our ability to doubt and reason upon the altar of assurance. And it is a sacrifice that I could never make.