Re: William James

Murphy (
Tue, 02 Sep 1997 09:39:48 -0400

Daniel Criswell wrote:

> I believe our life experiences with God carry a tremendous amount of
> weight as we express our relationship with God.
> However, logical arguments which can be backed up by the Word of God must
> carry the critical weight. We must never place Scripture in a
> subordinate role under our emotions or feelings.
> You cannot trust your feelings. You can trust the Word of God.
> If experience clashes with the logical arguments from scripture, I'm
> trusting in the word.
1 problem, though, is that for many people "logical arguments
from scripture" have meant applying our presuppositions & logic to
scripture, which produces results foreign to scripture.

George L. Murphy