Some Thoughts on Gnosticism

By Camilo on May 20, 2015 0 Comments

I think that creeping Gnosticism (unintentionally) infects some Christian thinking today. This is a danger. I keep wanting to use this word in my posts, as opposition to Gnosticism is important to me. However, properly defining the term has to come first. Here are four approaches. 1. definition: 2. definition: 3. Dr. Benjamin … Continue Reading

Sycamore Presbyterian Church Friday Men's Bible Study, Theology

Psalm 3 Study

By Camilo on May 9, 2015 0 Comments

Sycamore Presbyterian Church Friday Men’s Bible Study Psalm 3 (see notes) Question 1. Give a name to each of the following sermon sections: verses 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8. What progression do you see through each section? How does the last section give us “tests” by which we can tell we have “triumphed” over suffering,


Is the United States Christian?

By Camilo on April 29, 2015 0 Comments

There are many Christians in the United States, so the knee-jerk obvious answer to  this question is “yes.” However, I did not by the modifier “Christian” refer to the percentage of the people claiming to be Christian in our country. I refer to something different. See Connecticut’s Fundamental Orders, agreed to in 1639. They specifically … Continue Reading