Category Archives: Theologization

Another take on "An unexamined life is not worth living"

Socrates said it. Stephen Tong promoted it, mocking those who think they could live through life without mistakes by doing nothing. I do prefer CL Franklin's quote better. I do not remember exactly which sermon he said it in, but … Continue reading

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Sunday Service 4/21/2024

Sunday School: The Israel of God. I can't help but wondering if the pastor's view was a mixture of Covenantal and dispensational (or remnant shadow of dispensational) theology: as sometimes there seems to be some creeping in of a bilateral … Continue reading

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The Greek Orthodox (Eastern) Church

Since someone at church mentioned that the Eastern church (Orthodox, with capital "O") is closer to "true" Christianity" than Roman Catholicism, which just seems logically odd since the Protestant church came out of the West instead of the East, meaning … Continue reading

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Journal of the Week

4/17/2024 That ringing sound in our ears from time to time, seems to be connected to tinnitus. And apparently there's a $4000 cure (sort of) for it, called Lenire. Apparently more of a nuisance for musicians. I would like to … Continue reading

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All about Amish

Reignited my interest in the Amish culture, after watching the low rated Hallmark movie: An Uncommon Grace. In it, Swartzentruber Amish was mentioned. It's the most conservative kind (i.e.not even allowed to intermarry with other Amish communities). It's also interesting … Continue reading

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Scripture on Trinity - by Stephen Tong

Shown in Hebrews 1:8-9 喜爱公义,恨恶罪恶的上帝是圣子 用喜乐油膏(Acts 10:38)你 - 喜乐油就是圣灵。 上帝用上帝来膏上帝:圣父上帝,用圣灵上帝,来膏圣子上帝

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Stephen Tong on Biblical Calling of God

It seems that the 3 pointers Tong used to give were not recorded by me. And since last Sunday School's topic is on the Will of God, I should really write this down which was way overdue. The 3 verses … Continue reading

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Critiquing Josh McDowell's Evidence That Demands a Verdict

Stephen Tong criticized heavily Josh McDowell's book: Evidence That Demands a Verdict (铁证待判) - evidential apologetics vs. presuppositional apologetics. Same kind of criticism by all Pressup folks like Sye Ten Bruggencate, Van Til, etc. God judges you, you don't judge … Continue reading

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The Easy Definitions on the subject of the Doctrine of Predestination for terms like Reformed, Calvinism, Arminianism, Molinism, Pelagianism, etc.

By using the right, simple to the point definition for Predestination vs. Arminianism when someone asked "What is Calvinist/Arminian" on Facebook which she later was convinced that she held to the Calvinist's view and I replied "God be praised". I … Continue reading

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Sunday Service 2/18/2024

GCC Sermon on: I Corinthians 7:25-40 "Watch and Pray" Sermon question #1: How much of what you feel you need to accomplish in life comes from people? How much from God? How can you calibrate correctly?Ans: I think the form … Continue reading

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