Showing posts from March, 2014

My theological beliefs

Christ Crucified by Diego Velázquez, 1632 Theology = Covenantal Baptist Denomination = Baptist, Reformed Theology Proper, Nature of God = Trinitarian God's Will = Decretive Preceptive Christology = Hypostatic Union Pneumatology = Monergism Soteriology = Sovereign Grace Alone Lords Supper = Celebration of God's Grace Lapsarian = Undecided, think that we can't really know God's mind on this Hamartiology = Original Sin Anthropology = Total, Radical Depravity Ecclesiastic Authority = Sola Scriptura Baptism = Credo-baptist Cosmology = Biblical Creationist Eschatology = Premillennial Worship = Normative Principal On the Will = Soft Determinist Five Point Calvinist: TULIP - Total Depravity, Unconditional Election, Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace, Perseverance of the Saints. I affirm the 5 Solas: Sola Gratia, Sola Fide, Solus Christus, Sola Scriptura, Soli Deo Gloria. Calvary by Josse Lieferinxe, circa 1500-1505  I believe every word of t

My struggle

my thoughts race at the speed of light disjointed fragments whiz by weighed down in a heavy abyss lethargy and fatigue reign a heavy malaise washes over me i feel numb hallucinations torment me reality is an illusion an untrusted mind dissociation comes i am drowning in a sea of dreams an unknown sadness profound and unending i ask why anxiety comes paralyzing me with fear and dread delusions rule who can discern the truth of things but there is hope in Christ i finally have peace (c) 2014 Zachary Uram

Four Blood Moons

Pastor John Hagee now has this wacky Four Blood Moons theory he's pushing, and gullible Christians are gobbling it up! He is founder of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas. It's a megachurch. Hagee was on Fox News and Glenn Beck talking about his new book about it. In this book Hagee asserts that based on certain historical events and the timing of the Blood Moons that major prophetic events will be happening with the state of Israel in 2014 and 2015 when the next Blood Moons occur. Hagee's analysis is neither scientific nor proper Biblical exegesis. He is using a bizarre hermeneutic for interpreting Scripture, that much is certain. Oh there is such a lack of discernment in the Church. I recall a few years ago when another wildly popular yet dubious theory was being popularized, the so-called Bible Codes. So many Christians fell victim to that and we are seeing the same thing happen again here. Sadly Hagee's alarmist Blood Moons book is very highly