The Judge Speaks

The Judge of the earth speaks, according to the 50th chapter of the book of Psalms. The Mighty One, God the Lord,     speaks and summons the earth     from the rising of the sun to its setting.  Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty,     God shines forth.  Our God comes; he does not keep silence;     before him is a…

Reason is not Neutral

There is a common belief that Reason is an independent and neutral source of knowledge. It has truths or information which it provides to an individual. Hence, we tell a person to ‘listen to the voice of Reason’ or to ‘be rational’. We also speak of ‘common sense’ ideas, which refers to ideas or notions…

Living Words – Cornelius Van Til (1895-1987)

The principles by which believers live are squarely opposed to the principles by which unbelievers live. This is true in the field of education as well as in the church. Accordingly, we speak of antitheses in education. These antitheses cover the whole  educational field…Non-Christians believe that the universe has created God. They have a finite…

Living Words – C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)

It is a serious thing to live in a society of possible gods and goddesses, to remember that the dullest most uninteresting person you talk to may one day be a creature which, if you saw it now, you would be strongly tempted to worship, or else a horror and a corruption such as you…

Living Words – Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957)

In nothing has the Church so lost her hold on reality as in her failure to understand and respect the secular vocation. She has allowed work and religion to become separate departments, and is astonished to find that, as a result, the secular work of the world is turned to purely selfish and destructive ends,…

Living Words – Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968)

‘I say to you, this morning, that if you have never found something so dear and so precious to you that you will die for it, then you aren’t fit to live. You may be thirty-eight years old, as I happen to be, and one day some great opportunity stands before you and calls upon…