What Binds the Hands of Love?

Periodically, a devotional or article that I read strikes a note of relevance to an eternal outlook on life. The following, written by John Piper, is one such article. I would like to share this, taken from his Solid Joys devotional. I hope that God blesses you through what you read. Devotional by John Piper https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/what-binds-the-hands-of-loveContinue reading What Binds the Hands of Love?

ETERNAL OUTLOOK

We are living in strange and challenging times. No matter what decisions our leaders make and what happens, no one can know for sure whether a different course of action regarding this virus and the economy would have yielded better results. It is comforting to know that God is still in control. He knows the … Continue reading ETERNAL OUTLOOK

Why Can’t We All Just, Get Along?

I watch the news and see the shooting, rioting, and protesting that has erupted around the country. It saddens me that people cannot put personal differences aside and live in harmony with one another. Allow me to quote from Jack Nicholson in Mars Attacks...1 It does not matter what anyone has done or will do … Continue reading Why Can’t We All Just, Get Along?

Do God and the Bible Condone Evil? – Part II

Last time, we looked at the presence of evil in the world and the ultimate solution found in Christ Jesus. We will now look at the amount of wickedness and types of disasters that we observe in the world around us.  Critics argue that God commanded or condoned murders and killing, not just of wicked … Continue reading Do God and the Bible Condone Evil? – Part II

Do God and the Bible Condone Evil? – Part I

I have heard opponents of Christianity and Biblical authority claim that they cannot love a god who condones or commands such things as murder, slavery, genocide, infanticide, patricide, rape, and pillaging, as they say is taught in the Bible. Others, in defense of Christianity, state that the aforementioned atrocities occurred in the Old Testament and … Continue reading Do God and the Bible Condone Evil? – Part I

Homosexuality: What is it and What Does the Bible say about it with regard to marriage and family?

This article is a follow-up to a previous article that was published a couple of weeks ago, "Same-sex Marriage, the Gospel, and what does either have to do with the other".  If you have not read it, or wish to revisit it before continuing with this article you may do so here. http://wp.me/p4FyFa-1P.  If you … Continue reading Homosexuality: What is it and What Does the Bible say about it with regard to marriage and family?

Mercy but at Great Cost

1 Pet 1:3 ¶ Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for … Continue reading Mercy but at Great Cost