What is Providence?

In today’s Christian sub-culture, it is common for people to claim that just about anything unusual is a miracle. People talk about the “miracle of childbirth” or they speak of the raise they got at work as “miraculous” because it was unexpected and beneficial in its timing. Recovery from a disease or surgery is also… Read More

Faithful Obedience, Not Miracles

“When Herod beheld Jesus, he was very pleased for he had wanted, for a long time, to see him because he had heard about him and he hoped that he might do some sign for him. So, he questioned him with many words, but he would not answer him.” (Luke 23:8-9)   We all want… Read More

Forms of Special Revelation

Forms of Special Revelation: We have been speaking of and citing some of the weaknesses of General Revelation and our need for something more.  Yet, let us point out that General Revelation was never designed to teach us our obligation towards God and our proper relationship to him as our creator.  Indeed, it was never… Read More

C.S. Lewis: Miracles (outline, part 2)

Miracles By C.S. Lewis   Flow of the Argument   Chapter 11: I.  The Big Idea             a.  The difference between Tradition and a living faith II.  “Those who make religion their god will not have God for their religion” Thomas Erskine             a.  Popular Religion                         1.  God is abstract                                    … Read More

C.S. Lewis: Miracles (Outline, part 1)

Miracles By C.S. Lewis   Flow of the Argument   Chapter 1: I.  The Big Idea:  Before we can argue for Miracles, we must answer the philosophical question as to whether miracles can exist.             a.  They either do exist or they do not.             b.  If they do exist, we must also ask if… Read More