Two Affections For You

C. S. Lewis identified four kinds of love in his book, “Four Loves.” They are affection, friendship, passionate intimacy, and divine love. I will first examine affection as it relates to C. S. Lewis’s book and a biblical understanding of affection. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Romans 12:10Continue reading “Two Affections For You”

The Problem of David Hume and Immanuel Kant’s Philosophy

by Heather Schuldt (An excerpt from Schuldt’s summaries of Chapters 7 & 10 in “Defending Your Faith” by R.C. Sproul) Reliability of Sense Perception When taking a look at the Reliability of Sense Perception (Chapter 7), we must admit that it is possible to be deceived by our senses and that our senses are limited.Continue reading “The Problem of David Hume and Immanuel Kant’s Philosophy”

CONQUERING DEPRESSION

by Heather Schuldt In his book “Christian Counseling: A Comprehensive Guide” 3rd edition, psychologist Dr. Gary Collins described depression as one of the five prominent issues in counseling. Depression can vary from a milder form of common sadness that we all experience on a smaller scale to a more severe condition with feelings of despair, fear,Continue reading “CONQUERING DEPRESSION”

Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 7/7

Over the past six days, we have discovered a lot about the meaning of life from a Biblical perspective. Jesus explained that the purpose of his existence is to help other people experience abundant life. He offers not only eternal life but also being able to live life more abundantly. A Christian philosopher named AquinasContinue reading “Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 7/7”

Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 6/7

Have you ever heard a Christian say, “God has a wonderful plan for your life”? What does this mean? What plan does He have? What is His plan? According to the Four Spiritual Laws, the first law states that God loves you and offers a wonderful plan for your life. If you lost a lovedContinue reading “Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 6/7”

Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 5/7

I will be exploring the meaning of life from a biblical perspective. So far, we have discovered that many people are trying to create their own way of achieving perfect happiness – such as wealth, fame, or authority – but according to Aquinas, perfect happiness can only come from knowing and delighting in the divineContinue reading “Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 5/7”

Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 4/7

For the past three days, I have been writing about the meaning of life. Today, I will be taking a look at question number 4. I hope you find this topic, Meaning of Life, as important as I do. Thank you for taking the time to consider these kind of questions. Q4/7: Where should weContinue reading “Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 4/7”

Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 3/7

So far, we have found out that happy are those people whose God is their Lord. We found the verses in the New Testament stating that man cannot serve two masters. He cannot serve both God and money. We have also discovered that some kind of perfect happiness is given by God to His people.Continue reading “Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 3/7”

Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 2/7

Q2/7: What kind of danger is there to creating your own meaning in life?  I will first present seven dangers to creating your own meaning in life as described by Aquinas. Then I will present two main dangers to any society where leaders come up with their own meaning in life and enforce it byContinue reading “Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 2/7”

Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 1/7

I will be asking questions, over the next several days, relating to the meaning of life from a biblical perspective, and I will also include other sub-questions. I will be showing how the biblical meaning of life is the divine plan for your life. Whether one believes the meaning of life is created by societyContinue reading “Meaning of Life: What In the World Does God Want From Me? 1/7”