Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

Is believing with certainty possible?

TO BELIEVE WITH CERTAINTY, WE MUST BEGIN BY DOUBTING. This Polish wisdom is not only helpful but essential for a Christian. The Lord knows we have doubts, and he knows we’re not perfect. And he will help us with both, if we let him. Which leads me to John Wesley. He embraced Reason as a part of faith, and he saw Christian living as a process of “maturation and hope” (Outler 253). As Wesley assures… Continue reading

A soul defined.

In The Problem of Pain, CS Lewis wrote: “But at this level we must still distinguish sentience from consciousness. …Suppose that three sensations follow one another—first A, then B, then C. …It implies that there is something in you which stands sufficiently outside A to notice A passing away, and sufficiently outside B to notice B now beginning and coming to fill the place which A has vacated; and something which recognizes itself as the… Continue reading

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