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Are We Losing the West – Part 9

John 14:6: “Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”   Colossians 2:2-4: “Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”   Thomas Aquinas, when he suggested that there could be a second method of thought built on… Read more »

Are We Losing the West – Part 8

Proverbs 30:5-6 “Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar.”   “Soft days for evangelical Christians are past, and only a strong view of Scripture is sufficient.” (Quote from Francis… Read more »

Are We Losing the West – Part 7

DUCK DYNASTY DEBATE   Proverbs 14:12 “There is a way that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.”   When this debacle came out about the Duck Dynasty I was motivated to put down a few thoughts.   I have never watched the reality series Duck Dynasty, but I… Read more »

Are We Losing the West – Redemption – Part 5

Genesis 3:14-15 “So the Lord God said to the serpent, ‘Because you have done this, cursed are you above all the livestock and all the wild animals! You will crawl on your belly and you will eat dust all the days of your life. And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and… Read more »

Are We Losing the West – Part 4 – The Fall

Genesis 3:1-7 “Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden?”’ The woman said to the serpent, ‘We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden,’ but… Read more »

Are We Losing The West – Part 3 – Creation

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1   Before we can look at some of the men that have been instrumental with their ideas and philosophies that have had an impact upon Western Civilization over the past few centuries – there are some other aspects we need to consider first…. Read more »

Are We Losing the West – Part 2

Psalms 111:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding.”   Proverbs 1:7 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.”   Proverbs 9:10 “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of… Read more »

Are We Losing the West? Part 1

ARE WE LOSING THE WEST? Part 1   2 Corinthians 10:4-5 “The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought… Read more »

Kingdom Thinking – Part 30 – Building God’s House

Haggai 2:20-23 “The word of the Lord came to Haggai a second time on the twenty-fourth day of the month: ‘Tell Zerubbabel governor of Judah that I will shake the heavens and the earth. I will overturn royal thrones and shatter the power of the foreign kingdoms. I will overthrow chariots and their drivers; horses… Read more »