Category Archives: Keller’s Reason for God

Ethics & Morality

Below is a collection of my thinking on the grounding and justification of moral truth. I am warming up for something. Divine Essentialism God wills it (right) because He is good — essentialism. 1/4/08 (Not mine. Precursor.) The Sword and the … Continue reading

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It is okay and good to question our beliefs.

In “The Reason for God” Tim Keller points out “A faith without some doubts is like a human body without any antibodies in it.” He sees that all doubts emerge from a starting point of alternate belief and encourages skeptics to … Continue reading

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Blog Discussion and Sermon Ideas for Tim Keller’s "The Reason for God"

I have moved everything from here (on my forum) to here (on the blog you are currently reading). Below is an online book discussion of Tim Keller’s The Reason for God, originally posted at ILovePhilosophy.com, followed by some ideas I … Continue reading

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RFG sermon series ideas: The Solution

Tim Keller’s The Reason for God sermon series ideas. The Solution Luke 1:1-4; Luke 24:13-32 Key Thought: Jesus’ bodily resurrection happened historically and is culturally and personally relevant and challenging, a challenge we cannot simply dismiss. Historical Context: · Luke investigates this … Continue reading

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RFG sermon series ideas: Let’s Dance

Tim Keller’s The Reason for God sermon series ideas. Let’s Dance John 17:13-24 Key Thought: God’s creation is an outpouring from the fullness of His love, and our part in creation is joining in that dance with Him and each other. Historical … Continue reading

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RFG sermon series ideas: The Problem

Tim Keller’s The Reason for God sermon series ideas. The Problem John 6:26-58 Key Thought: Evil results from our choosing other than God, suffering draws us back to God, the Bread of Life which satisfies what the world can never satisfy. Historical … Continue reading

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RFG sermon series ideas: Faith, Reason and the Clues of God

Tim Keller’s The Reason for God sermon series ideas. Faith, Reason and the Clues of God Sermon Passage: Luke 24:33-42 Multi-media Ideas: Nacho Libre clip on religion/science would be good at beginning, Beautiful Mind marriage proposal clip would be good to wrap … Continue reading

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RFG sermon series ideas: Speak the Truth in Love

Tim Keller’s The Reason for God sermon series ideas. Speak the Truth in Love James 2:1-17 Key Thought: Speak the truth in love-and live it. Historical Context: James calls for faith in action, which is love in action. Sermon Points: Doubt: The … Continue reading

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RFG sermon series ideas: The Truth–Why?

 Tim Keller’s The Reason for God sermon series ideas. The Truth-Why? Galatians 2:4-16 Key Thought: The truth will set you free. Historical Context: · Council at Jerusalem-Paul confronts Peter for wanting to please the Judaizers and corrupting the truth of the Gospel … Continue reading

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RFG Summary

Tim Keller’s The Reason for God Summary. What are the attributes of the sort of God you’d find worthy of the title? If there is nothing in history that talks about that sort of God, your God is a figment of … Continue reading

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