Central to examining the question of this post are three related topics, the efficacy of general revelation, the necessity of special revelation, and the depravity of man. First of all, the universal or general revelation of God is that revelation by which He communicates to all persons at all times and in all places. As one example, we are discussing the truth that all of creation testifies to the glory and wonder of God (Psalm 19:1-6). You cannot truthfully examine the matter of whether or not those who have never heard the Gospel are saved without first seeking to understand the extent of general revelation. Therefore, we must turn our attention to seeing whether or not it is able to give salvation.
Today, I want to break down five very practical tips when it comes to engaging others in worldview/theology/evangelistic conversations. Many Christians have questions around not only what to say, but also how to say it well in the multitudes of scenarios which arise. Let’s get started!
traverse this path, you are going to need to read His Word to grasp what His commandments are in the first place! Knowing how to properly interpret and comprehend the Bible is foundational to Christian growth. When we conclude, I will seek to provide some thoughts assisting you in understanding how to interpret Scripture. This short blog post alone cannot give a comprehensive overview of the subject, but prayerfully it will give some stability to lay a foundation through two principles that must be in place. Without correct interpretation, we can be led astray, and so let’s begin by providing some constructive critiques of two false interpretations to help us grow in spotting errors.