Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Finding God | C.S. Lewis

In 1961, when Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev, defiantly declared that his cosmonaut returned from outer space and had not found God, a New York magazine had asked C.S. Lewis to respond. His rebuttal on the absurdity of trying to find … Continue reading

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Boundless grace

The purpose of God’s grace is not primarily about escaping punishment. It’s primarily about freedom. God wants you to be free just as He is free. In fact, this freedom is why Christ set us free (Gal.5:1). Our problem is, … Continue reading

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God with us: Shakespeare enters Hamlet’s world

“When a Russian cosmonaut returned from space and reported that he had not found God, C. S. Lewis responded that this was like Hamlet going into the attic of his castle and looking for Shakespeare.” (Timothy Keller, “The Reason for … Continue reading

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The problem with keeping God in our intellectual box

When we come to Christ we become supernatural beings. Our natural was placed inside Christ’s supernatural. In fact, according to Paul, acting like a “mere human” is worldly behavior (1 Cor.3:3). We’re primarily a spirit being that lives in a body. The Bible refers to … Continue reading

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Life is about connection

I was reading a great post this morning by Darrell Creswell, “Jesus and Grandpa Knew – It’s a Small World After All.” He was talking about the lasting impact his grandpa had made, even though he hadn’t travelled much outside the county of his birth. And also how Jesus … Continue reading

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Thoughts on surrendering our will to God

What do you think of when you think of surrendering your will to God? What images run through your mind? I was talking about this in the comments of another post so I thought it would be good to put … Continue reading

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Non-pleasure-seeking Christians are delusional

All human beings must seek pleasure. In fact, God designed us for it. Our problem is not pleasure-seeking. It’s that we have settled for inferior counterfeits. But make no mistake about it, we will all find pleasure somewhere. We seemed to have bought into an absurd … Continue reading

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