Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

Walking with the Saviour confers inner stillness and security.

In Mere Christianity, after describing the first level of faith as doctrinal believing, in the next Faith chapter CS Lewis talks “about Faith in the second sense, the higher sense.” He writes that “Christians have often disputed as to whether what leads the Christian home is good actions, or Faith in Christ.” And then Lewis offers this: “A serous moral effort is the only thing that will bring you to the point where you throw… Continue reading

Doctrines are confusing–Christ is clear.

What CS Lewis considers to be two levels of faith seem, to me, more accurately to be two ingredients of faith. The first is belief, which, in his first chapter on faith, Lewis describes as “accepting or regarding as true the doctrines of Christianity.” He later illustrates the role Christian doctrine plays by using this analogy in his chapter “Making and Begetting”: “Doctrines are not God: they are only a kind of map. But that… Continue reading

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