What the Bible Is: Personal and Propositional Revelation

Wednesday, 02 May 2007

The most basic point for evangelical theology is that knowledge of God is not founded on our freedom and capacity to know God, but on God's freedom and capacity to make himself known to us.
"Do you have any drugs, guns, pornography or Bibles?" Guards at the Romanian border asked this question as we attempted to pass through the Iron Curtain to minister to Christians living under the persecution of an atheistic communist dictatorship. Our training and the language barrier, together with some Swiss chocolate and a carton of American cigarettes, enabled us to proceed through the border crossing without lying and without incident. This time our cargo was not discovered. The Bibles would eventually make it to our contacts throughout the country-contacts who under great danger to themselves would in turn ...

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