A Letter With a Question Extended to an Unresponsive Reformed Pastor; I Expand it to My Reformed Christian Brothers Responsible for Spiritual Leadership in Their Families

May God Bless You Greatly Our Precious Men of War and May Women Be Loved and Adored for Being "Women of God" Again Some Day

First and Foremost My Dear Brothers, united in the fullness of the Sovereign God of the Universe; We are secure in the understanding that, OF His Omnipotence, Omniscience, Omnipresence and Eternality comes to Mankind-Elect, the Truth of all Life and Realitys’ foundation and the Providential dominion over this Creation….FULLY. The Elect, as one Justified before God and Sanctified over the span of this Didactic, Monarchical and and Familial “Last Age” in the Kingdom of Christ’s ABSOLUTE RULE,  must release his heart and mind from the constraints of the skeptical blasphemy which pervades EVEN many “evidential” Christian Apologist’s thoughts, when he deviates from that impervious Foundation…..The Infallible Word of God as the UNQUESTIONABLE Alpha and Omega of Truth. Many Apologists cringe when they hear this unwaivering faith and say “Why cannot we BOTH (Believer & unbeliever) discard the points of view on reality we have and become neutral to argue from that neutrality!”  The first word said would dismiss the unbeliever’s arguement, as they CANNOT account for language* or even “information” in their typical chance based, “molecules in motion” theory of reality.  The CHRISTIAN CAN and thus NEVER can the presuppositions of the Christian (or the unbeliever) be honestly “discarded” for  arguement’s sake, just so the unbeliever is “pleased”.

You are effectively assuming that fallen man can reason his way up to God using the very logic HE CANNOT ACCOUNT FOR with his worldview, but this is NOT the main thrust of the futility of this approach… fallen man is DEAD** spiritually and has NO access to Truth’s foundations*. He can, through common Grace use the applicable expressions or tools of the Truths, like logic (universals) and morality (absolutes) and Uniformity of Nature (my name is still Mel today and I remember it) as his support for thinking, but he cannot account for them with his Chance and Molecules in Motion “gods”. He is limited in his use of Truth’s fullness on all levels of existence in denying the Author of his being, God Almighty, and the personalization of Truth Himself, Jesus Christ.  We are NOT to stand on ANY foundation other than the Truth ergo the Word of God ergo the Word of God Who became flesh, Jesus Christ…NOT the Corruption of Truth**…

*Genesis 1:3 (ESV) 3 And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. (God EXPRESSES Himself by projection of His thought to another instanly but for man in the physical reality the thought is conveyed via a mediating vehicle we call “language”, which God created as that mediating vehicle for mankind, who is created in God’s Image, unto transposing thought, one to another.)

Genesis 1:26 (ESV) 26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”

Genesis 11:7-8 (ESV) 7 Come, let us go down and there confuse their language, so that they may not understand one another’s speech.” 8 So the LORD dispersed them from there over the face of all the earth, and they left off building the city.

 

**Romans 1:21-24 (ESV) 21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Claiming to be wise, they became fools, 23 and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images resembling mortal man and birds and animals and creeping things. 24 Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves,

Ephesians 4:17-20 (ESV) 17 Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. 18 They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. 19 They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every kind of impurity. 20 But that is not the way you learned Christ!—

Presuppositional Apologetics presumes upon the absolute
authority of an infallible Word of God as the ONLY source for the foundations
of Truth essential to build a functional worldview.  The Biblical
Worldview give the Elect a sanctified framework for the experiential contexts
of reality to be ordered under Divine Authority ; thus the thorough accounting
for all dimensions of reality approachable by man’s sanctified OR fallen
capacity bears forth the impossibility of God’s non-existence.  The
worldview built exclusively upon the infallible Word of God is the only
paradigm where circular reasoning is perfectly acceptable; as no finite mind or
any other power extant in creation can capture under the authority of that mind’s
intellect, God’s person, His attributes or the fullness of His character to
prove His being, because God’s ultimacy is the source of all being and the
myriad aspects of the theater being, which unbelievers and evidentialists
presume to use in “capturing” God under their “knowing”.  Although brief,
my definition should suffice to capture the essential element of
Presuppositional Apologetics; I apologize if I fall short.

 

My Question for you, My Brothers in Christ,: What are your thoughts on this theological and
apologetical hypothesis:

I believe in John 8:12 – 19*, Jesus fundamentally defines
Presuppositional Apologetics as the truly faithful method of defending the
faith.  Jesus employs presuppositional argument with absolute precision
and effect.  In verse 12 Jesus states an absolute truth, then in verse 13
the Pharisees counter, as do the secularists today, with an accusation of
circular reasoning i.e. one witness.  Jesus counters with the full
Authoritative claim of Deity which is the presuppositional apologist’s
foundational claim when citing revealed Truth in the Word of God as the
framework of biblical worldview, which gives irrefutable foundation for
confronting all metaphysical, ethical and epistemological questions which arise
regarding man’s reality and thus God’s existence being made foundational to
all.  Jesus in a stroke of pure brilliance meets the requirements of the
two witness law as well in alluding to the dichotomy of Father and Son in the
Godhead. I believe this encounter presents clear indication of what God expects
of those called in any context, to defend the faith.

Reprobate Man has five senses which he draws upon to interpret
his reality based upon a fallen mind and body through which the foundational
truths concerning reality cannot be reached (Rom 8:7-8, Eph 2:1, Eph 4:17-18, 1
Cor 2:14).  I am not saying that fallen man cannot use the capacities he
has been given but I am saying that the nature by which that man uses these
attributes God gave him, obscures the origin and purpose of those attributes and
capacities.  The faith imbued to the Elect upon regeneration expands the
capacity of the Elect to plumb the depths of Truth aided by the Spirit of
God.  This capacity allows us to account for all the foundational aspects
of man’s reality and we should never withdraw from stating the Truth based upon
the capacities we have access to as the Elect of God, for to descend from that
capacity is to speak from corruption or to try and obfuscate the light which
one has been given to clarify one’s path and the world around him; this
belittles God and magnifies ignorance, the arrogance of fallen man and
apostasy.

 

*John 8:12-19 (ESV) 12 Again Jesus
spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will
not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” 13 So the Pharisees
said to him, “You are bearing witness about yourself; your testimony is not
true.” 14 Jesus answered, “Even if I do bear witness about myself, my
testimony is true, for I know where I came from and where I am going, but you
do not know where I come from or where I am going. 15 You judge
according to the flesh; I judge no one. 16 Yet even if I do judge, my judgment
is true, for it is not I alone who judge, but I and the Father who sent me. 17 In your Law it
is written that the testimony of two people is true. 18 I am the one who
bears witness about myself, and the Father who sent me bears witness about me.”
19They said to him therefore, “Where is your Father?” Jesus answered, “You know
neither me nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also.”

 

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