Category Archives: religion

Obedience; part 2

June 28 We have been talking about obedience to God. And about how it is not contingent upon keeping a bunch of religious rules. But one of the things that is often troubling is the fact that, in the Old … Continue reading

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Obedience

June 27 Any serious look at the Scriptures leads us back to a principle that often gets confused. We cannot escape it: The Bible calls us to obedience. We are all commanded to obey God. This may be the reason … Continue reading

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Religion and Rules

June 26 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’ and ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Luke 10:27) I grew up in a church … Continue reading

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Christianity, Just Another Religion?

June 25 A couple of days ago I wrote that: “Christianity is not a religion (although it CAN be made into one).” Today’s thoughts are a follow-up to that thought. I cannot emphasize enough, the importance that Christian faith is … Continue reading

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A Theist looks at atheism; part 2

May 9 In the April 2016, issue of National Geographic, there was a feature article entitled: The World’s Newest Major Religion: No Religion. In the article, the author explores the exploding trend of people who are turning from religious faith … Continue reading

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All Things New…

February 19 The new you… being vs. doing “Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!” (2 Corinthians 5:17 BSB) The most important understanding we need to … Continue reading

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All Things New…

February 6 The new you… escaping false views of God “(I AM) The LORD! The God of compassion and mercy! I am slow to anger and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness…” (Exodus 34:6) As we mentioned, yesterday, one of … Continue reading

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