Biblical Authority and Friendship of the Holy Spirit -- How do we fit these two together? I offer five areas in which we need to work toward a Biblical perspective of both areas that fit together.
Bible Difficulties can prove to be a troubling issue in the justification of the Bible's Inspiration. Norman Geisler and Thomas Howe offer several things of help to me, and here I share 6 main points gleaned from what they wrote.
B. B. Warfield in an article titled "Faith in its Psychological Aspects" offers a presentation of faith that explains how faith must be a true conviction based on evidence. While he proceeds to use the idea in an apologetic for Calvinistic soteriology, his approach remains very helpful and fits well within some other helpful ideas that are generally in the classical apologetic tradition. Doubting believers must pursue the convincing evidence to bring them to faith, not merely "choose to believe."
Christians should desire to care for animal life and the environment, but because the earth is the Lords and he requires it. The true salvation for the planet and animal life will be found in the Second Coming of Christ.
The Biblical God revealed in the Bible should be our starting point, but we need to justify this starting point as well before we begin to study the Bible and Christian doctrine.