Does Isaiah tell us that God is the one who creates evil? If so, why is that a good thing?
Does 1 Corinthians 9:19 Give Us Licence to Sin?
The right way to evangelize is a rightly oft-discussed topic but, in hopes of finding the right answer, we’ve made more than a few grievous mistakes along the way. One of the more alarming misunderstandings derives from Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 9:19. Is Paul giving us a licence to compromise in order to save the lost?
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Where Does Our Joy Come From?
They say the Christian life is a life filled with joy. But what about when we don’t feel joy?
Jesus as the Wisdom of God
In our survey of the divine claims of Jesus Christ, we’ve seen how Jesus referred to Himself with titles that suggested He, in some way, shared the Father’s divine identity. Turning to God’s divine identity as Wisdom will give us further insight into the role Jesus embodied as the Son of God.
The Significance of Abba Father
When we ponder the divine claims of Christ the one we often pay no mind to is the usage of the name “Abba, Father” for God by Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. Could this name give us a profound insight into Jesus’ mission and identity?
Why The Gospels Don’t Call Jesus “God”
In our survey of the divine claims of Jesus recorded throughout the Synoptics and the Gospel of John, we note a rather strange exclusion: nowhere in the Gospel accounts do we see Jesus saying “I Am God.” What is the meaning of this?
The Divine Claims of Jesus
The heart of Christian theology centers around the person of Jesus Christ. However, before we can begin to defend the truth of the faith we need to first ask if Jesus really was who He and His followers said He was.
How Do We Put God First?
When we talk about putting God first in our lives, what exactly do we mean? Do we seek God first and everything else later?
A Common Problem: How Do We Fall In Love With God?
How does one fall in love with God? What if you don’t feel any emotional bond to Him? Does that mean you aren’t in love with Him or you aren’t a Christian?
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The Problem of Evil and Divine Intervention
If humans are responsible for intervening in and preventing evil, does that mean God is equally so? Does divine non-intervention imply that God is either malevolent, impotent, or non-existent?
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Remembering That God Is In Control
Have you noticed that I haven’t written a post in over a week? Maybe not. Maybe a week isn’t that long of a break. Even so, I’ve kept pounding my head against the wall forcing myself to get it together and write. Until today. Allow me to share what I learned…..
Cherry Picking the Will of God?
If we stand and proudly attribute every good thing to the will of God, why do we not attribute the bad also? Is there an inconsistency?
The Rootless Pursuit of Signs
If I were to ask what the worst stumbling block for the Christian faith today is, you may be inclined to point to the modern skeptic. But what is the skeptic challenging, exactly? Maybe the biggest threat to our faith is ourselves?
1 Corinthians and the Record of Wrongs
Does 1 Corinthians 13:5 contradict Biblical judgment? Does the Bible describe two different Gods? In a way, yes, it does.
A Christian Analysis Of Martin Scorsese’s Silence
Legendary director Martin Scorsese’s latest film, Silence, is both a triumph of filmmaking and a controversial look at the Christian faith. It has seen praise and condemnation by many believers alike. In this article, I’d like to share my thoughts on this wonderful film.
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