These profound words of Jesus are recorded in the gospels of Matthew and Mark. In context, this statement was spoken to the disciples Peter and Andrew at the very beginning of their calling....Keep Reading
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From the skeptic, his objection to all of the complexity that we see around us is that there is only an appearance of design, not actual design itself. So how legitimate is the claim of only an illusion of design, when it is not actually present? That is the subject for this post....
I recently have been rereading the book titled By Design or by Chance? By Denyse O’Leary. This book does an excellent job of distilling out, how modern science is giving more and more data to show that the Universe is the product of design. The amount of complexity that we see is everywhere we look....
Last week we unpacked how the Gospel is meant to change everything about us, so that we are constantly becoming a new man or woman in Christ. Today, I would like to look at the subjects of discouragement and depression in this context, and to relate how legalism can play a role in messing things up....
Last week we talked about how there is a similarity between the redactions of political documents and the culture withholding or (redacting) information about the character and nature of God. Both are withholding information in order to elevate one side of the issue over the other. That is the common thread....
When looking at our lives from a perspective of worldview, there is a profound difference in the placing of our priorities. Today I would like to look at and contrast a Christian worldview to a secular one. I think there will be some redeeming value to discover the endpoint of thought processes of these two worldviews....
This picture is interesting to me in the fact that this early church was experiencing growth in their faith in God....Keep Reading
It is an important question, particularly for those who do not believe that God exists. Stephen Hawking, one of the most brilliant minds on the planet, has espoused that gravity has the power and creative ability to be the cause of the origin of the universe....Keep Reading
We can read about who God is in the Bible, the question I would pose to you is, the God of the Bible you're God? Discover who He is and be amazed that this God in the Bible is YOUR God!...Keep Reading
Last week we talked about some of the benefits of being Kingdom people with having the Holy Spirit reside within us. One of the benefits mentioned was having the peace of God in our lives. This week I would like to look further into what this peace actually means....Keep Reading
In the last blog entry, we looked at the foundation of what the Kingdom of God looks like. This week’s entry will further explore in some detail some of the benefits of this Kingdom....Keep Reading
Psalm 139 gives us a glimpse of Gods magnitude. He is before, during and after us. We a subject to His amazing splendor. Let’s join Him and make our will submit to His. ...Keep Reading
So here is a question, what did Jesus mean when he said the Kingdom of God is at hand? This question is the title of a chapter in the book The Challenge of Jesus by N.T. Wright. It is a very good question for us today as we grapple with the idea that this kingdom was central to Jesus’ message, but there is difficulty in figuring out what that precisely means...Keep Reading
I am traveling on vacation this week, so this entry is going to be very short and sweet. I would like you all to watch a short video that amazingly explains how living cells obtain their energy in order to function. ...Keep Reading
It is a good thing to know that God is the creator and sustainer of both the universe and every living being. It is also good to know that he is the creator and sustainer of covenants with people as well....Keep Reading