Since He Is God, He Is Simple, Immutable, and Eternal Considering that God is both a se infinite, he is, therefore, simple by virtue of his complete, absolute, and infinite being. God is not composed or made of parts because he is absolute in essence, and, therefore, the supreme essence. For if God were to be a se without being infinite, then he could be susceptible to change, thus meaning that he would be … Continue reading The Aseity And Infinitude Of God Part III
Excerpt from Van Til's Apologetic, by Greg Bahnsen: Yet we must recognize the truth contained in the contention that there is a general consciousness of man. We can do this first of all by recognizing that there once was such a consciousness. We must go back to the Adamic consciousness as being the fundamentally human consciousness. We … Continue reading What’s So Wrong With Classical Apologetics?
In the recent debate between apologetic methodology, it is important to maintain the distinctions between the two most prominent methods: presuppositionalism and classicalism. The recent, and convoluted, debate between proponents of either side, has left some in the dark as far as it concerns pin-pointing differences. In this article, I want to outline some of … Continue reading Presupp and Classical: What’s the Difference?
Your neck is like a tower of ivory, Your eyes like the pools in Heshbon By the gate of Bath-rabbim; Your nose is like the tower of Lebanon, Which faces toward Damascus. –– Song of Solomon 7:4 –– In terms of the spread of the Gospel, there is no top-down/bottom-top order. True, historically, the socially … Continue reading The Church––Tallest and Most Spectacular of All Ivory Towers
What Is the Connection? God Cannot Be Infinite Without Also Being A Se If God is truly infinite and limited by nothing in essence, then surely he does not need to be all that he is in and of himself, one might say. For if he can do anything he pleases then he does not need himself to survive and live, for he can find life in something … Continue reading The Aseity And Infinitude Of God Part II