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Jason Harris

Jason loves to communicate God's word both in the local church and at conferences and retreats. Jason has been involved with Worship Music since 1996 and InFocus since 2005. Jason has degrees in theology, music, accounting, and research and is currently a PhD candidate and lecturer in the College of Business, Law, and Governance at James Cook University, Cairns. Jason is also a pastor at CrossPoint Church. You can contact Jason at jason@teaminfocus.com.au.

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    Jolita

    “Kent says “We can only know what God says we can know.” I would amend it as follows: “We can only know absolutely what God says we can know.””
    Perhaps it would be better to say, we can only know what God ‘allows’ us to know. Thence there are things that Scripture reveals to us and there are things like the Mariana Trench that we can discover for ourselves. Both are truth and although Scripture is the more absolute because it is directly from God. We are also able to learn truth for ourselves, but because man is finite and mistake-prone this version of truth can often be mistaken too. Both are in a sense, God’s truth because God allows us to discover them.
    I agree that presuppositionalism on the ultimate authority of God is a fundamental to our faith. If there is no ultimate authority, then there can be no absolutes.

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    Kent Brandenburg

    At some point I was preparing to write on “All Truth Is God’s Truth.” Stay tuned.

    Regarding defending whether you are saved or not, it isn’t for me to proclaim that. I don’t tell anyone that he’s saved, not even one my own children. You were welcome to refute what others said on my blog. I don’t know everyone that comments on the blog, even ones that do agree with me.

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    Jolita

    – “Quite simply Jason and other open and avowed textual critics need to repent and be born again.” –
    “Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned;…” – Luke 6:37
    Presuming to say someone is not saved is to judge and condemn them. In fact, to make such an affirmation is to play God. I’d say that’s pretty serious in and of itself. So who’s in need of repentance?

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    Kent Brandenburg

    Preach it to me Jolita (1 Cor 14:29-35; 1 Tim 2:9-15). Except that I didn’t make the statement about Jason. Someone else made it in the comment section of my blog. He wanted me to defend him there. I’m not far off in what I believe about Rev 22:18-19 from then. I would reserve it for the unbelievers that are involved in making the critical text. However, the commenters in question are just giving their interp of Rev 22:18-19, and that’s how they see it. Look at those two verses.

    I think if someone knows he’s saved, he’s not going to be knocked off stride by someone saying he’s not. Jason will be OK. I see it as about rhetorical points, because there have been plenty of arguments at both the blogs I write at, and I don’t step in and take a side every time. I don’t endorse everything that anyone says in the comment section of the blog.

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    Jolita

    Eeeks, wasn’t preaching to you, bro. Not exactly biblical to preach anyway – as I’m a girl! Lol, sorry if you took that the wrong way. I certainly didn’t intend to preach at you – more just a general defense of Jason’s salvation. It wasn’t in any way aimed at you! Sorry.

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    Jolita

    However this is not a church and who said that girls weren’t allowed to comment! Sorry if I missed the ‘guys only’ memo!

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