Jesus changes everything. He is the answer to every longing heart haunted by a nagging angst deep in our soul that only He can satisfy.
And this has nothing to do with our head, but with our heart. For everything starts there. You may think otherwise, but that’s because you think your life is guided by your mind. But it’s not. Continue reading
I’ve been talking about things that keep people from embracing the Father’s love. And I think our traditional view of the creation account is one of them.
In this regard, what amazes me about Christians is in how we like to argue endlessly about what words mean and scriptural interpretations that won’t set a heart free. Continue reading
I’ve been talking about deeply entrenched beliefs, or assumptions, that people hold about about God that keep them from Him or make them doubt His intentions or demean His character. Last time I shared my thoughts on predestination. Today, I would like to talk about why God allows what He allows in this life. Continue reading
Posted in Faith, Love, Theology
Tagged Augustine, Blueprint vs. warfare worldview, Christianity, free will, God's sovereignty, Gregory Boyd, Is God to Blame?, the problem with evil, Theodicy
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There are some deeply entrenched beliefs, or assumptions, that people hold about about God that actually keeps them from Him or make them doubt His intentions and even demean His character. In this regard, I would like to share a few thoughts on the biblical idea of predestination, and perhaps dispel some popular myths about this important subject.
But to do so, I will ask you to re-think what you think you know about it and see and hear with new eyes and ears. Otherwise, you’ll likely revert to what you’ve been taught, or have assumed, and reject what I’m saying altogether. But that’s your choice. So I’ll leave it up to you. Continue reading
I’m going out of town for a week, and I haven’t shared a worship song in a while, so I thought I would share a song we started singing at our church. It’s called, “We are an Ark” by Dave Fitzgerald. It really speaks to us about the reality of who we are in Christ. Continue reading