Category Archives: Devil’s Arsenal

Ask RC- How do we best fight against arrogance?

On the one hand I’m the perfect person to ask this question. Because I struggle deeply against this sin. On the other hand I’m the worst person to ask this question because I so often lose the struggle. Not because … Continue reading

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Ask RC- How can I know if I’m saved? 5 Key Principles

There is no greater personal issue than our relationship with the living God. There are no greater stakes imaginable than the difference between eternal torment and eternal bliss. As such it is no wonder that so many struggle with issues … Continue reading

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Beating Mr. Bulver, or Suspecting the Man in the Mirror

That Bulverism is a fallacy (wherein one discredits the conclusions of another on the grounds that said conclusions benefit the concluder) does not mean that it is not also a temptation. Suppose, for instance, I were to make the argument … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Why do we find hardship so hard?

The soft answer is because it is hard. The hard answer is because we are soft. When I feel overwhelmed, and I do, when I feel like there’s just too much tension in my life, I often go back to … Continue reading

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New Theses, New Reformation

We must stop confusing worldliness with pre-evangelism. The devil has perfected any number of ways to profane the holy. Worse still, he has perfected any number of ways of encouraging us to do the same. Our worldliness is problem enough. … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Is there any value to the study of philosophy?

It was the church father Tertullian who asked, “What hath Athens to do with Jerusalem?” His pithy question suggests that the study of philosophy and the study of theology are utterly disconnected, that the former is bad, useless, destructive while … Continue reading

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The Law of Grace and the Grace of Law

Some call them “Nice Nazis.” These are those stormtroopers, some professing Christians, some not, who can be counted to race to the aid of the accused. That is, if I say, “It is wrong to do X” the “Nice Nazi” … Continue reading

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The Second World War

It is natural, though altogether wrong, to think that somehow when we turn the pages that separate the Old and New Testaments that we are entering into more gentle times, that God in the interim somehow became kinder and gentler. … Continue reading

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Just My Imagination

It’s the fuzzy stuff around the edges that gets us. When we are aware we are facing a text from God’s Word, we tend to tread carefully. We move slowly, break out our exegetical tools, and get to work. The … Continue reading

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Ask RC- Why is pride such a sticky sin?

The story is told that Benjamin Franklin, as a young man, took it upon himself to keep a running inventory of his moral progression. He wrote down a list of ten to twenty character traits and gave himself a score … Continue reading

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