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We were created by God to seek pleasure and follow our desires. I wrote about this in my post, “Smartphones, addictions, joy, and pleasure,” so I won’t belabor that here, only to say that it’s a stoic delusion to think … Continue reading
Why did Jesus say that His sheep will hear His voice and follow Him? What is it about being sheep that makes us hear His voice? I’ve already talked about this here, but I want to bring up another important … Continue reading
In The Naturalist’s Dilemma, I used a video of C.S. Lewis’s famous 1961 article, “Finding Shakespeare” to explain the problem we have with trying to find God in this world. In other words, how would Hamlet find Shakespeare since he … Continue reading
It should not be lost on us that the gospel writers intended to portray Jesus’ birth, death, and resurrection as a cosmic do-over. The similarity between how the Gospels begin and Genesis 1:1 is stunning. Let’s briefly see how.
“The nativity mystery “conceived from the Holy Spirit and born from the Virgin Mary,” means, that God became human, truly human out of his own grace. The miracle of the existence of Jesus, his “climbing down of God” is: Holy … Continue reading
This broken world definitely needs to see a God who comforts and nurtures and protects and loves. But what if all these things about God are seen uniquely through mothers? I think they are! There’s nothing like a mother’s love. … Continue reading
I mentioned last time that when we look through the lenses of love, we see God’s justice as redemptive and restorative, rather than punitive and retributive. This is not well understood in our Western view of the atonement, but we … Continue reading
For those of you who like the Darren Wilson movies (Finger of God, Furious Love, Father of Lights, Holy Ghost, Holy Ghost Reborn) WP Films is doing a FREE “Holy Shareathon” today only (12 hours left at the time of this writing.) … Continue reading
“Come to the River” is another Housefires song we’ve been singing at our church lately. There have been a lot of songs written about this River “whose streams make glad the city of God” (Psalm 46:4), but I can really feel the invitation … Continue reading
As we celebrate Mother’s Day, here’s something to ponder. Did you realize that we have a “Mom” in the triune Godhead? I was reading Paul’s blog (Just Me Being Curious) post, “Unconditional Love at its best,” where he said this…