Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

Oswald Chambers: roots of faith in “something” other than “understanding and reason”

We raise our gaze to look at what we cannot see. But we know there’s something there. Abraham was responding to that divine presence, that “something,” when he walked out of Ur of the Chaldeans and journeyed to the land of Canaan (Gen. 11:31). … Many centuries later in The Idea of the Holy, Rudolf Otto would conclude that such a “deeply-felt religious experience” exists as “something outside the self.” A believer’s reverence and awe… Continue reading

Waiting for “indisputable proof” of God’s existence?

How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord? forever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me? (KJ Psalms 13:1-2)

There is something timeless about the psalmist’s plea. Someone could have been saying this very same thing yesterday, perhaps even this morning! That’s because worshipping an invisible God inevitably leads human believers to moments of uncertainty. For example, Philip said to Jesus, “Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us”… Continue reading

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