Krieg Barrie

Telescopes and theodicy

Religion | From dark matter and energy to the Prince of Darkness
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/11/19, 12:55 pm

If you haven’t taken a science course since high school or college decades ago, here’s some news: We know a lot less now about the basic makeup of the universe than we thought we did then.

Several decades ago scientists knew the universe was expanding. They believed the expansion had to slow down. No astronomer had observed such slowing but it had to happen because the universe is full of matter, matter has gravity, and gravity pulls things together.

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Law of Liberty

Faith & Inspiration | A moving display of law and gospel punctuates Jordan Peterson’s visit to Liberty University
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/01/19, 02:31 pm

During a remarkable convocation service at Liberty University on March 29, psychologist and best-selling author Jordan Peterson unexpectedly encountered the desperation of someone who wanted to change his life, but who seemed lost to know how to begin.

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Easter heroism

Faith & Inspiration | How many great stories did the greatest history launch?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/28/19, 03:38 pm

Christians know why Jesus had to die. Substitutionary atonement. Propitiation for sin. Payment for the debt we have incurred through willful disobedience.

Read just about any book of the New Testament and you’ll find plenty of Biblical backing for these concepts. For example, 1 Peter 2:24 tells us, “He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.”

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