It is Better to be Outside of Heaven with God than to be in Heaven without Him

The futile search for a “happiness” that is found only in the material world leads in the long run to unhappiness. Even at current the frenzied rush to purportedly “keep people safe and healthy” reveals the tragedy of fallen existence. All we have, all of humanity's “well-being” and “happiness” is found in that which is …

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A Man Above Harm, Freedom that Enslaves, and the Power of Phroneo

“Let this mind be in you ...” (Phil. 2:5). Mind, in the above instance in the Greek, phroneo. When applied to the Christian life it means, basically, to have understanding, to be wise. To think as to think soberly. It is in some sense a governing principle. One's phroneo will indicate one's state. Phroneo can …

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The Battle for the Mind

There is indeed a battle for the mind. From the Christian perspective this may be summed up in “acquire the mind of Christ” (cf. 1 Cor. 2:16; Phil. 2:5). Humanity may have various “minds.” The importance of the mind and its function in human life have even been acknowledged by the secular world. Thus, there …

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You’re Free Not to Think

An important goal of secular humanism, one that must be clearly understood, is to stir up issues where they do not, or at best slightly, exist. Class or racial tension must be maintained; in fact, an old communist teaching instructed its adherents: if there are no tensions, they must be created. Our "leftist" humanist friends …

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