Tag Archives: calls to the unconverted

Erratum: Trampling on TULIP

(Last updated on 10 February 2019) This is my first entry in the new errata category, which in all likelihood will one day be the category with the most posts. Entries in the category will note instances where I have … Continue reading

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Visit (to Library) Prompts Letter (to Publisher): Sikh Edition

(Last updated on 16 June 2018) This is a letter I just wrote to an organization promoting Sikhism, the youngest of the so-called “world religions.” Encountering some Sikh beliefs in a recent editing project, I became curious, visited my local … Continue reading

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(Last updated on 18 July 2016) Pious Eye (David M. Hodges) posted a comment to Reddit’s DebateReligion subreddit arguing that faith is not based on experience, evidence, or arguments, but that, rather, trust in the faculties that allow experience, evidence, … Continue reading

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Gospel Assurance & Warnings: Edifying & Troubling

(Last updated on 22 January 2015) Washer, Paul. Gospel Assurance & Warnings. Grand Rapids: Reformation Heritage Books, 2014. ISBN 978-1-60178-294-6. Overview & Recommendation Some years ago, perhaps, a man asked you, “If you died tonight, are you sure you’d go … Continue reading

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Dalai Lamas in Hell? Continuing A Conversation

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) About the Image: “The Wager” by David M. Hodges, created late 1990s, updated 2013. The version of this image I recovered recently from some old Zip disks dated to 11 September 1998. The late … Continue reading

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Visit Prompts Letter: Can I Get A (Jehovah’s) Witness?

I’m not sure how this happened with all the barbed wire, “No Trespassing” signs, and roaming attack dogs on the property, but Monday of this week a local Jehovah’s Witness made it to my front door. (Actually, there were two, … Continue reading

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Packer’s Puritan Portraits: Solid Reading, Not Entirely New

(Last updated on 5 July 2014) J. I. Packer. Puritan Portraits: J. I. Packer on Selected Classic Pastors and Pastoral Classics . Ross-shire, Scotland, U.K.: Christian Focus Publications, 2012. Kindle (Mobi) Format. ISBN 978-1-78191-076-4. (Location numbers in the review are … Continue reading

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Pious or Impious? “None of the Above” Is Not An Option

(Last updated on 10 July 2014) Peter Kreeft, commenting on Pascal’s Wager, notes how inevitable death makes choice between Christian belief and unbelief unavoidable.We are “condemned to freedom” (to use Sartre’s formula). “There is no choice”, says Pascal; that is, … Continue reading

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