It was interesting to read the various thoughts people had when I asked if anyone else had a guess what The Next Big Thing might be in Christian blogging. No one guessed the same thing I’m thinking of, but I found some of the responses really interesting.
Anyway, for what it is worth, here is something I’ve observed.
I’m noticing an uptick in the number of people in blogland confessing that they no longer believe certain things regarding the Scriptures. It might be they no longer believe in the inerrancy of the Scriptures, they no longer believe in the authority of the Bible, they no longer believe the Bible is sufficient for salvation and instruction, they no longer accept the infallibility of the Scriptures, or something related to one of these trains of thoughts. Much of it revolves around Sola Scriptura.
This kind of thinking is not new. It has been around forever. What concerns me is that it appears to be spreading amongst those that I would least expected this of. Beyond that I don’t want to remark.
As I said in my first post, I am not going to enter into a discussion about this. I simply don’t have the time to moderate and contribute to an involved debate over these issues. But as a Christian who believes strongly in the power of God’s Word, I find this a deeply troubling development. Maybe I’m wrong, but I thought I would mention it to make people aware. God’s Word is able to withstand any scrutiny. If anyone is struggling with these topics, I urge you to pray for the Holy Spirit to open your eyes to the truth and lead you into all truth.