Tag Archives: Goodness of God

Removing the veil

The “veil” is our vain imaginations that keep us separated from God. It blinds us from seeing Him and seeing ourselves rightly in Him. It’s the religious construct we’ve invented that keeps us on its hamster wheel, trying to attain … Continue reading

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He is Good and You are Loved

“I am good and you are loved.” That statement pretty much sums up everything you need to know about God and what He thinks of you. One of our worship leaders recently made me aware of this Travis Greene song, … Continue reading

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Why you should see The Shack

My wife and I went to see The Shack  last Saturday. No spoilers here if you read the book, but I will say that if you loved the book you’ll love the movie. On the other hand, if you’ve already … Continue reading

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God so loved – Part one

Arguably, the most famous verse in the Bible is John 3:16. We see the signs at public events; it’s probably the one verse most Christians can quote from memory. And it should be, because it not only succinctly tells us how to be … Continue reading

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King of My Heart | Sarah McMillan

Beloved of God, who will be the king of your heart when trouble comes? When everything around you seems to be crashing in on you? When your circumstances look nothing like what you’ve been faithfully believing for? Will you still believe … Continue reading

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No good thing?

One way that we evangelical Christians insult people on a regular basis when we’re trying to win them Christ has to do with our ideas about total depravity. My question is this: is someone who doesn’t know Christ capable of doing anything good? Most evangelicals seem … Continue reading

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Our Father delights in us

Happy Father’s Day. Yay dads! My good friend, Mark Hendrickson, was with us last Sunday and led us into the Father’s heart in worship, so I’ve included a song as a supplement to Friday’s post, “Fatherhood and the Father’s love.” … Continue reading

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God’s thoughts toward you

As I was walking along on the beach in Southern California a few days ago, looking at the seemingly endless miles of sand below my feet, my thoughts went toward God’s thoughts…about me and you. This was how David compared … Continue reading

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Proving that God is good

The main goal of our transformation in Christ is proving, first to ourselves, then to the world around us, that God’s intent for everyone is very good. In fact, it’s perfect and exactly what everyone is looking for, though they … Continue reading

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Quote: on living a powerless life

Today is my birthday (Yay!), and I’m spending a couple of weeks in Phoenix visiting family in February (Yay!), so I’m not posting much until I get back the end of next week. In the meantime, I’ve been reading, “Kisses  … Continue reading

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