Dowsing in Scripture

Jacobs, Alan
October 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1995, Issue 56, p16
Expresses an opinion on choosing between seeking signs with the faintest hope or settling for certain knowledge that no sign will ever come, to point the way through life and settle one's future. Use of sortes sanctorum in determining the future during the times when Christianity was still a creed to be eradicated in Rome; Examples wherein the saints of the Church have sought God's will through reading the Bible; Importance of bringing the Gospel to unbelievers.


Related Articles

  • VJERA U DJELIMA APOSTOLSKIM. CIFRAK, Mario // Vrhbosnensia;Jun2014, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p61 

    This paper deals with the noun "faith" and the verb "to believe" that appear in the Acts of the Apostles. The noun "faith" appears for the first time in the context of a healing miracle -- Acts 3:16 -- identical to St. Paul's miracle at Iconium (see Acts 14:8-10). Miracles are wrought by people...

  • Not by sausage alone. Volf, Miroslav // Christian Century;8/9/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 16, p32 

    Presents an article on delivering the word of God to a farmer in Croatia. Importance of faith; Challenges in living a Christian life; Use of the Bible in seeking for question of life.

  • EM VISTA DA NOVA EVANGELIZAÇÃO. França Miranda, Mário de // Perspectiva Teologica;jan-abr2013, Vol. 45 Issue 125, p13 

    The introduction to this article seeks to clarify the expression "new evangelization" demonstrating its sense and its necessity in our days. Next the article discusses, in a personal choice, three fundamental themes that can enable it to be truly effective. The first concerns the problematic...

  • Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus. SLUSSER, MICHAEL // Expository Times;Sep2009, Vol. 120 Issue 12, p573 

    Gregory Thaumaturgus was a third-century bishop in Pontus in northern Asia Minor. Regarded by the later Cappadocian Fathers as one of the greatest of their forebears in the Christian faith, he has left behind a few writings, a legend full of miracles, and now also a 'Bermuda triangle' of...

  • Worship Resources for October. Foster-Fulton, Sally // Expository Times;Sep2016, Vol. 127 Issue 12, p608 

    The article offers information on the worship resources for October. Topics discussed include the October 2, 2016 Old Testament lessons regarding to the size of faith, the prayer for guidance, and the October 9, 2016 texts that tells a story about miracles such as Luke and Psalm pages. Prayer...

  • The Curious Case of Mr. Locke�s Miracles. Mooney, T.; Imbrosciano, Anthony // International Journal for Philosophy of Religion;Jun2005, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p147 

    Locke considers miracles to be crucial in establishing the credibility and reasonableness of Christian faith and revelation. The performance of miracles, he argues, is vital in establishing the �credit of the proposer� who makes any claim to providing a divine revelation. He accords...

  • A Proper Understanding of the Gospel as the Key for Healthy Church Evangelism, Life and Ministry. Budiselić, Ervin // Kairos: Evangelical Journal of Theology;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p9 

    This article seeks to discuss the true biblical meaning of the Gospel message given the fact that in todays Christianity we have various understandings of the Gospel message. Particularly, this issue is present in the debate about Paul and Jesus - whether Paul's message about justification by...

  • Authentic Ministry: Servanthood, Tears, and Temptations. Beeke, Joel R.; Smalley, Paul M. // Puritan Reformed Journal;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p264 

    This publication discusses the true ministry of God as described by the apostle Paul in the Holy Bible, Acts 20:18b-19a. A brief history from the 1688 conflict between the government in Rotterdam in Netherlands and the Reformed Minister Wilhelmusá Brakel is discussed. Topics include serving...

  • Areopagus Revisited. CAVEDON, MATTHEW P. // Harvard Salient;2/1/2010, p7 

    The article discusses the benefits of comparative religious study to Christianity. It relates how Saint Paul, in his visit to the Areopagus of Athens, has internalized the insights of Greek religion and philosophy and made him a more effective spokesman for his own faith. The author speculates...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics