God Doesn’t Play Dice…But He Does Play Hide and Seek

On the one hand, we have Paul telling us how unfathomable and unsearchable are the ways of God (Rom 11:33), and on the other, he prays that believers will grow in their understanding, and that they will be receptive to the breadth, length, height, and depth of His...

The Interconnectedness of Philosophy, Theology, and Worldview

A worldview is the perspective through which one views the world. By definition, a Biblical worldview is derived exegetically from the pages of the Bible. Philosophy and theology have long been perceived as rivals in worldview, but if we define those terms lexically...

Epistemological Foundations of a Biblical Theology (Video)

Dr. Christopher Cone addresses the source of authority and how one interprets that authority in their worldview. Alternate title: “Bob’s Crazy Day With the Dandelions.” Presented to the Chafer Theological Seminary Conference in Houston Texas, Spring,...

The Rise of Philosophy and Conflict With Theology

(An excerpt from Life Beyond the Sun: An Introduction to Worldview and Philosophy Through the Lens of Ecclesiastes) – Despite assertions that “any conflict between philosophy and theology must be apparent rather than real, the result of a misunderstanding,”[i]...

10 New Testament Evidences for the Divinity of Jesus Christ

#1: The Word John 1:1 – “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.“ Jesus was in the beginning (He had no beginning), He was with God, and He was God. The grammatical structure of the passage supports the idea that Jesus was the...

1 John 2:2 – Does Grace Extend to Everyone?

Presented to the 2015 Free Grace Alliance National Conference, October 13, 2015. Download (PDF, 128KB) INTRODUCTION A literal translation of 1 John 2:2 reads as follows: “And He a propitiation He is for the sins of us, not for those of us only, but also for those of...

Worship and the Presence of God

A common theme in contemporary Christian worship music is the idea of coming into the presence of God to worship Him in a deep and meaningful way. Songs that emphasize this concept challenge believers to pause from their normal daily life in order to do something...