May 16, 2017 - Notes    No Comments

王明道 唯独圣经

王明道: “凡是圣经中的真理,我们都接受、都持守;凡是圣经中所没有的东西,我们完全拒绝。”

May 9, 2017 - Notes    No Comments

D. S. Whitney’s Bible Study

Donald. S. Whitney recommends six facets to Bible intake: Hearing, Reading, Studying, Memorizing, Mediating and Applying.

On Bible Reading his three suggestions for effectiveness are: 1) find the time, 2) find a Bible reading plan and 3) find at least one word, phrase or verse to meditate on each time you read.

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May 8, 2017 - Notes    No Comments

分别善恶树

The tree of the knowledge of good and evil

God created Adam to be like Him.
God created Adam to live forever.
God created Adam to rule.
Adam needed knowledge to rule.
Adam’s knowledge came from God, and accorded with God.

The tree = Adam could know good and evil by himself.
The tree = The tree of autonomy = morally autonomous

Adam chose to eat the fruit = sin
Sin = separated from God
The law of sin = always against the law of God

God says “don’t eat” => Sinners eat
God says bad => Sinners say good
God says good => Sinners say bad

“Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah 5:20). 祸哉! 那些称恶为善,称善为恶,以暗为光,以光为暗,以苦为甜,以甜为苦的人。

Genesis 3:22, And the LORD God said, “Behold, the man has become like one of us, to know good and evil (autonomously)…”