How We Know the Bible Is True
Is there a way for uneducated, ordinary people around the world to have a well-founded confidence that the Bible is true?
We love to have our individual preferences and desires met, and this craving does not disappear when it comes to worship. The Pharisees, like unfaithful Israel before them, taught “as doctrines the commandments of men” — their individual preferences in worship led God to condemn their practices as “vain” worship (Mark 7:6–8).
So how do worship leaders know whether to repeat or not repeat? I’ll try to get very practical here:
David Murray reflects on a a sermon he recently heard, and how the preacher excelled at preaching the narrative of Naaman the leprous Syrian, in 2 Kings 5. When the preacher shared his secrets, the following suggestions came out:
A new poll reveals the theological beliefs of Americans about God, sin, salvation, heaven and hell, the church, and the Bible.
Many mothers in our churches need husbands, and their children need fathers, yet for all the pro-family, pro-marriage, pro-life talk among Christian young men, weddings like the one I just mentioned are uncommon.