Friday, June 20, 2014

A telling omission

On his Facebook page, Jerry Walls considers it a "telling admission" that WSC doesn't include "love" in its pithy definition God:

"What is God?
God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable, in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth."
--Westminster Shorter Catechism, Question 4

Well, since he brings it up, here's another telling admission:

2. We believe in one God, Creator of all things, infinitely perfect, and eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, who possesses perfect and exhaustive knowledge of the past, present, and future, and who preserves, regulates, governs and directs all things so that nothing in the world happens without either his causation or permission. God is the author of good but not of evil. Yet even evil is governed by God in that God limits it and directs it to an end fitting with his overall plan and purpose.


  1. This is a good example of a person having a prejudice against some group and allowing that prejudice to conjure up imaginary evidence to support it.