A Little Time With The 1689: Day 109

Day 109 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 3. “They being the root, and by God’s appointment, standing in the room, and stead of all mankind; the guilt of the sin was imputed, and corrupted nature conveyed, to all their posterity descending from them by ordinary…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 107

Day 107 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 2. “…all becoming dead in Sin,…“ Scripture Lookup Romans 5:12 etc. Reflection Why do people die? Death is one of the realities of this world that early on we realize, but why it exists is not a subject…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 106

Day 106 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 2. “Our first Parents by this sin, fell from their original righteousness and communion with God, and we in them, whereby death came upon all;…“ Scripture Lookup Romans 3:23 Reflection We have a personal stake in what happened…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 105

Day 105 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 1. “…yet he did not long abide in this honour; Satan using the subtlety of the serpent to seduce Eve, then by her seducing Adam, who, without any compulsion, did willfully transgress the Law of their Creation, and…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 104

Day 104 Of the fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof. Chapter 6, Paragraph 1. “Although God created Man upright, and perfect, and gave him a righteous law, which had been unto life had he kept it, and threatened death upon the breach thereof;…“ Scripture Lookup Genesis 2:16,17 Reflection “Meanwhile, back at…

Morality and Education

In the previous blog, I addressed the second major issue regarding American college education – the promotion and fostering of the autonomous self. Although most social and academic commentators tend to believe that the entitlement mentality of the current generation of students is a relatively recent phenomenon, I believe that this is the fruit of…

The Autonomous Self and Higher Education

In the previous blog, I addressed the first major issue regarding American college education – a growing lack of mental discipline from students. Although most social commentators focus on the negative impacts of video media upon college students, I believe that the root cause of these issues stem from the fact that we have re-defined…