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Is it wrong to question God or His motives?
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish? (Psalm 22:1) This psalm of David is quoted by Jesus while hanging on the cross. So … Continue reading
The heavens declare the glory of God
(aka – How can we see God – Part 3) I recently took a small troop of Trail Life boys and their parents on a campout at a nearby lake. We were blessed by one of the leader’s love of … Continue reading
Don’t let my ego get involved in my ministry
I heard those words from three different people on three different topics on three consecutive days. In all three situations, they were applying the advice to themselves. After the third time, I finally realized that God was speaking those words … Continue reading
Why do some find God so easy and not others?
I just got back from Camp Barnabus where I helped young adults with physical and mental struggles find ways to use their gifts. I was blessed so much more by them than they were by me. The best I could … Continue reading
How can we see God?
I keep coming back to this question and seeing it in different ways. A couple of weeks ago, I asked my son if he knew I loved him. His response was a definite “No”. How ironic… There are children who … Continue reading
What rules/knowledge are important to be saved?
Another great question, son. We have touched on this question before. Refer to… Is our God the same God as other religions? Seek God with all your heart. Perhaps it is best to start with who is forgivable: fornicators, idolaters, … Continue reading
Do we really have free will?
It is a question that has divided Christians for a long time. The Calvinists on one side claim that God picks and chooses whom ever He fancies and there is nothing we can do about it. The Armenians on the other hand … Continue reading
Why is the divorce rate in and out of the church the same?
I have often heard this statistic quoted from pulpits and talk shows, but the truth is actually much more interesting than this fiction. For specific details refer to this article and its references. Here is a summary of what it says… Active … Continue reading
How can sinful people tell me how to live my life?
Son, Even God himself will not tell you how to live your life. Instead, he places choices and consequences before us and leaves it up to men and women. A good friend, an atheist, often says that morality is simply “long term thinking.” … Continue reading
Why was it necessary for Jesus to die on a cross?
This question should haunt any believing Christian. An all powerful God could solve the problem anyway he wanted. Why choose a tortured death? Jesus cried out from the cross, “My God, my God! Why have you forsaken me?” While this … Continue reading