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February 14th, 2012
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried. — G. K. Chesterton

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Practice something today you find difficult to do and do not worry about failing.



 
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  • Inshow

    Kevin,There’s a good emotive sinmetent here, but I wary that it sounds a bit much like the postmodern approach to truth. Here’s what I mean: Try out my truth bc it’s my truth. I can’t give you any good reasons why you should try it, but once you do you’ll see what I’m talking about. I know that’s not entirely what you said, but your metaphor tilted in that direction. The fact is, some semblence of natural theology can be constructed and there are historical, philosophical proofs for the existence of God. These should not be ignored. Even Paul asserts that if Christ didn’t really rise from the dead, we are to be pitied among all people (1 Cor. 15). Even the disciples in Acts 2 didn’t go around saying that they had the most incredible experience and so others should try it to. No, they appealed to fact: We saw him again, he came back to live, and we are all witnesses to the FACT (Acts 2:32).The factuality and truth of God should never be undersold. But you are indeed wise to note those who are merely contrarians- argumentative just to be annoying.For an excellent primer and almost exhaustive list on great arguments for God, read JP Moreland’s, Scaling the Secular City. It’s not an easy read but it’s impossible either.Reply

  • Melissa Sinner

    Wow. This couldn’t BE more perfect for today – I have to give a presentation in front of some people I had let down previously at work. This gives me the extra push I needed to get out there and basically acknowledge where I failed & work to do better henceforth! Thanks again BH!

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