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God is–Everywhere: Secular Pantheism

Oct 26, 2014

Preacher: Jim Demolar

Series: Clashing Worldviews

Detail:

Genesis 4:19-26

CORE VALUES OF WESTERN PANTHEISM
Definition: the belief that everything in the universe is a manifestation of a universal spirit. Universal spirit everywhere
End suffering, eliminate desire –
karma
Spiritual, not religious
Spiritual activity abounds
EXPRESSIONS THEN AND NOW
GOD’S SPIRIT EVIDENT; HIS PEOPLE GROUNDED
Genesis 1:2 – Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the
Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
Genesis 4:26 – At that time men began to call on the name of the Lord.
Luke 3:22 – And the
Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove.
Acts 2:4 – And all of them were filled with the
Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
Acts 17:16 – While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols.
John 14:26 – He will teach you all things; He will remind you.
John 16:13-14 – He will guide you into all truth; He will bring glory to me.
Galatians 5:25 – Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.
ENGAGING PANTHEISM
Does your god love you?
What has your god done for you?