God Sides With You

closet doors

Our spiritual “deflector shields” (nod to Star Trek) collapse from exhaustion, repetition, and alienation. Read more

God is beyond our wonder

baby chewing on blanket

Truly, we serve an incomprehensible, marvelous, wondrous, complex God that loves us so much that He sacrificed His Son to provide a way of escape from His wrath and judgment. Read more

The monotheistic “We”

Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, Israel

“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.”  2 Corinthians 13:14 (ESV)  A while back, I watched a documentary produced by Jews about Jewishness. The show was fascinating but sad. Oh, how we “goy” (i.e., Gentiles) have persecuted the Jews since their dispersion. If you know someone that is Jewish, consider apologizing to them, for surely somewhere in your ancestry “you” (and I) have badly mistreated Jews. Anyway, in this documentary a Jewish leader affirmed that Islam is monotheistic but implied that Christians are not monotheistic because we believe in a … Read more

Create!

Amish barn raising

All people have some measure of creativity because we all are in the image of God. But, when we are reborn, the Holy Spirit comes and lives within us; the God of all creation comes into these jars of clay. Read more

Envy

person cutting paper that has the word envy printed on it

For us that are in Christ Jesus, by faith children of God, to casually receive and allow worldly sins which the enemy of God uses to damn those made in God’s image to allow those sins to permeate our lives, now that is just unacceptable and needful of repentance. Read more

A Square Peg

square peg in a round hole

It’s not harmful or unloving or immoral to say, “God’s commands are necessary, useful and healthy for us, they are not harmful. Consequently, they are not immoral. It doesn’t matter what the world says. What matters is God’s truth. Read more

King David

View of king from behind

David could not have said, truthfully,”and made my way blameless” unless he had treated Saul respectfully, even when God had already determined that Saul would lose his throne. Read more

Science is not God

However, the message of God’s desire and intent to reconcile humanity back to Himself is consistent, clear, and coherent, and cohesive from Genesis all the way through the Book of Revelation, spanning thousands of years. Read more

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