Category Archives: Faith

A God of Faith

August 1 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) A few days ago, we talked about faith in God… I wanted to return to this phrase, because it is so packed with promise and possibility. We … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love; part 2

July 25 Yesterday, we began discussing a popular objection in the minds of many skeptics. At the heart of this objection is the idea that IF God really loves us, bad things should never happen. This view is based upon … Continue reading

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An Objection to God’s Love

July 24 Today, I want to follow-up on my thoughts about trash and treasure, by attempting to answer an objection that runs deep in the hearts of the skeptical. I hear this objection often when it comes to the issue … Continue reading

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What Do We Believe?

July 9 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) We have been talking about embracing a new identity, because of the work of Jesus – but just how far does that new identity take us? What … Continue reading

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Funeral for a Friend

July 7 This evening my wife and I went to the funeral of a friend, from a few years back. Tonight’s post offers some reflections and thoughts about funerals and dying… It seems a little sad (and unfair) that a … Continue reading

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Glorious Freedom

“He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free…” (Jesus, Luke 4:18) Today is the 4th of July. It is the day we celebrate our freedom, as … Continue reading

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The God Imprint; Part 5 Other faiths…

June 22 One of the things I hear quite often is that Christians tend to be exclusive and “narrow-minded” when it comes to what others may believe. “After all,” it is said, “All roads lead to God.” Or: “There are … Continue reading

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