What's the place of "apologetics"? I debate the issue with Tom Price (
If by "apologetics" you mean "persuasive, thoughful, contextualised gospel preaching" then Yay Apologetics! But 1Cor1&2 rules out Something
If apologetics = "evangelism in the mode of answering Qs" I am 100% pro-apologetics. If it's separate then it's "evangel +"
— Glen Scrivener ن (@glenscrivener) April 9, 2015
-Today gospel preaching isn't working
-U sure it's the gospel that's being preached?
-Oh sure, I'm talking about *evangelical* churches
-Yeah we still believe in preaching but we need more
-Like a prayerful, loving community living it out?
-I was thinking of a new website.
Jesus doesn’t so much make safe passage for us back to heaven. But He has made treacherous passage for Himself down to us. #EnjoyYourDay
In Christ ur members of God's flock, purchased by God's blood, fed by God's word & surrounded by God's grace. Acts20 #EnjoyYourDay
- I fear the church will miss the next big move of God.
- Impossible, the church IS the move of God.
It'll be alright in the End. If it's not alright now, it's not the End. #EnjoyYourDay
Astonishing to think that God remains Giver even in judgement: "He gave them over... He gave them over.. He gave them over..." Rom1:24,26,28
We're all cut from the one cloth (Adam).
We must be clothed with the One cut (Christ).
Want proof of 'the Divine' breaking into this world? Look to the virgin womb. The empty tomb is more abt 'the Human' breaking into the next
#Exodus12 It's not the quality of your life 'in here' that counts. It's the quality of His death 'out there' that saves #EnjoyYourDay
By the Spirit of the Son you have a new spiritual heart-beat: Abba, Father… Abba, Father… Abba, Father… (Gal 4:6) #EnjoyYourDay
In Athens - Paul was not channelling Socrates but Elijah.
He didn’t rescue u so He could delight in u. He delighted in u & so rescued u. Ps 18. U’ve been loved at your worst. #EnjoyYourDay
Naturally the human race casts God as a hard task-master, not because He is one, but because it suits us to quietly despise and dismiss Him.
"The LORD’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in Him." (Psalm 32:10) #EnjoyYourDay
Not just net gainers. Even our greatest suffering redeemed 2 greater glory: More than conquerors thru Him who loved us! #EnjoyYourDay
“You are my Beloved Child, I’m thrilled with you” – the Verdict we all want from the Father we all crave. And it’s ours in Jesus #EnjoyYourDay
Only Sinners love (Luke 7:36-50). Therefore every sin is an opportunity to know yr indebtedness and the forgiveness of Jesus #EnjoyYourDay
“My child, get up” He will say. And u will rise 2 feasting joy, complete astonishment & face-to-face with Jesus (Luke 8:40-56) #EnjoyYourDay
Who qualifies 4 Christ’s Kingdom? The powerless, the wicked, the little children: Lk18:1-17. Don’t reach up, receive where u r #EnjoyYourDay
"Now death is but a Jacob's ladder whose foot is in the dark grave, but its top reaches to glory everlasting." Spurgeon
Exodus: Abraham's seed (God's son) Redeemed from Slavery(1-6), thru Judgement(7-14), into Dependence(15-18,24), Love(19-23) &Worship(25-40)
I find Twitter discussions are often more fruitful than blog discussions since each side engages each point as the dialogue develops.
Blogging debates can easily become two guys shadow-boxing in their own corners. Twitter forces you to engage each point as it arises.
You know the tree of life in the garden of God? That’s not just for religious art. That’s for *you* to eat from (Rev 2:7) #EnjoyYourDay
Your sorrows He carries, your infirmities He takes up, your sins He bears. (Is 53) Your weaknesses only draw Him closer #EnjoyYourDay
He’s the Judge of the world, the Revelation of God and a gentle, lowly Rest-Giver: Matt 11:20-30. #EnjoyYourDay
If you're going to sing to your plants "Deutschland, Deutschland, Uber Alles" is best. It aids germannation.
Gangrene costs an almondy leg.
"Which" magazine have me ranking colas all day long. It's soda grading.
I dunno if it’s high cuisine but asparagers is definitely on the haute-istic spectrum.
Threshers wined me up
An ancient shoe-makers guild? Load of old cobblers.