Why Akathleptos?

Why Akathleptos? Because it means Uncontainable. God is infinite. Hence, the whole universe cannot contain Him. The term also refers to the incomprehensibility of God. No man can know everything about God. We can know Him personally but not exhaustively, not even in Heaven.

Why Patmos? Because the church is increasingly marginalized and exiled from the culture.

Why Pen-Names? So the focus is on the words and not who wrote them. We prefer to let what we say stand on its own merit. There is precedent in church history for this - i.e., the elusive identity of Ambrosiaster who wrote in the 4th century A.D.

“Truth is so obscured nowadays, and lies so well established, that unless we love the truth we shall never recognize it." Blaise Pascal



Sunday, September 18, 2016

Christophobia



Christian author Johnnie Moore is labeling the Obama administration and Democratic nominee as "Christophobic" for their inaction on Christians facing genocide in the Middle East. Read bout it here.

“If you support Christians who have been the recipients of genocide in the Middle East,” Moore said, “you’re called ‘Islamophobic,’ and it’s just incomprehensible.”

Moore charged both Obama and Clinton with responsibility for the “systematic dismantling of religious freedom in this country, and they have sat on their hands while hundreds of thousands, if not millions and millions, of Christians have been displaced and killed.” and coined a new phrase to describe Obama’s administration, accusing the president of “Christophobia.” Moore, who said he has spent considerable amounts of time working with Muslim refugees, said he and others have been called “Islamophobic” for simply “speaking up for Christians.”

“If you’re anti-Christian, henceforth, you are guilty of Christophobia,” Moore said. “You are a Christophobe. You are exhibiting Christophobic behavior, and we’re going to shame you with it.”

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In my experience, fear is the most common reaction towards Jesus Christ of those who reject the gospel. Pilate feared Jesus even though he had judicial authority over him (John 19:8). Even though he ultimately beheaded him, Herod feared John the Baptist (Mark 6:20). As the culture collectively spurns the gospel, expect Christophobia to become commonplace. Christophobia reflects the rejection of the gospel.

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