Augustine and Plato

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Wisdom and Knowledge

When I wrote “Digging Deeper Into Van Til and His Apologetic” a while back I commented that Plato had a huge influence on Augustine of Hippo who in turn had a huge influence on John Calvin. As I have continued to study this topic it has become clearer and clearer to me that Calvinism is Augustinianism with some fine tuning to fit John Calvin’s personal tastes.

This sort of thing is not something I would usually care about except that I listened to Charlie Clough’s Bible Framework series a few years back. Pastor Clough’s teaching is clear and powerful but it is based on Cornelius Van Til’s presuppositional apologetics which I have begun to have serious reservations about. Van Til held to the Westminster Confession of Faith (he was ordained in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church) which is the most thorough systematic exposition of Calvinism that I know…

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DUBLIN Worthy News – A Christian bakery in…

DUBLIN (Worthy News)– A Christian bakery in Northern Ireland must pay compensation or face legal action after an equality commission declared that it was guilty of committing “unlawful religious, political and sexual orientation discrimination” for declining to bake a “gay” cake, according to Christian News.

Gay and lesbian claim their right.
only Christian not given right to practice what they believed.

Gay dan lesbian menuntut hak.
Hanya Kristen yang tidak berhak mempraktekkan iman dengan benar.

#gnnt Gerakan Nasional Non Tunai #CashlessSociety Wahyu 13:17…

#gnnt Gerakan Nasional Non Tunai #CashlessSociety

Wahyu 13:17 dan tidak seorangpun yang dapat membeli atau menjual selain dari pada mereka yang memakai tanda itu, yaitu nama binatang itu atau bilangan namanya.

Revelation 13:17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.