Christianity's Is/Ought Problem

Atheism is often criticized for not being able to provide an “objective foundation for morality”. One form of this criticism is a relentless repetition of David Hume’s Is/Ought Problem. This is the idea that descriptive statements and normative statements are categorically different and incommensurable.

From David Hume’s 1739 work A Treatise of Human Nature:

God: A Threat to National Security?

A child, labeled a threat to national security, smuggled across the border, surviving as a political refugee. No this isn’t a CNN report, this is the picture of God-with-us painted in Matthew 2:1-15. That’s not the only surprise, consider three reactions to the infant Savior found in the text.

Foreigners welcome him while citizens—proud of their godly heritage—are threatened by him. How does this happen?

How do we know that we're following God's will?

Wouldn’t it be nice for God to put flashing lights up in front of us that say “Do this! This is my will! This is what you need to do!”?

It’s a question that plagues a lot of Christians my age. How do I know that what I’m doing right now is following God’s plan in my life? How do I know that this is God’s purpose for me?

What is faith?

Does having faith mean that you say, “I believe in Jesus Christ?”  Or does it mean that you live a life in a relationship with God your Father?

God of the Valley

Some of life’s greatest lessons are not learned in a classroom but in the crevice of a dark valley.

Kari Jobe's Ivy In The Garden

Taken from Shattered Magazine which is found   HERE. When Kari Jobe discovered she was pregnant with

Restful Day

I am thankful today that God gave me a very restful day. I don’t get enough of those so the ones I do get are very special!


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