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Paul & the Law: A Contextual Approach
by Frank Thielman, InterVarsity Press, 1994.
Why do we call them “hookers and whores”
When they take off their clothes behind closed doors,
But call them actors and actresses when so brazenly
They do the same for all the world to see?
Come Out of Her – Leave the Dead to Bury Their Own Dead!
In a debate, if we do not agree on what is truth or how to discover truth and how to determine what truth is, how can we ever decide who is right and who is wrong? If I say, “Truth derives from God’s revealed Word,” but you say, “All truths are relative and depend upon the individual… whatever a person believes is true for them,” then how can we ever agree on anything? Will we not be talking past one another?
What follows is my letter of resignation from the Presbyterian Church USA in 1990 over what I could see coming in the denomination. It was a prophetic vision anticipating the natural and the inevitable consequence when the opinions of men are elevated above the Word of God. That prophesy has come to full fruition 21 years later as this denomination has fallen into total apostasy with flagrant and boastful violation of the Word of God in sexual immorality.