Losing God’s Love? (Sibbes)

 There are times in the Christian life when, for various reasons, we don't feel God's love.  Sometimes the Christian doesn't feel loved by God because of certain sins committed, because of a brutal affliction that weighs heavy, or because of something else.  Andrew Peterson put it this way in his song "Just As I Am":… Continue reading Losing God’s Love? (Sibbes)

History Will Never Be The Same

Some atheists and anti-Christian voices accuse Christianity of being a religion of the sword, coercion, and manipulation because there have been some dark spots in Christian history.  However, there are many bright spots that atheists and anti-Christian voices typically fail to mention.  Paul Copan states it well: “Historians have documented that the values of human… Continue reading History Will Never Be The Same

A Cup of Cold Water (In Jesus’ Name)

I like one of Os Guinness' descriptions of how to deal with all the evil and injustice in the world. "..[As followers of Christ] we each walk the earth to fulfill God's call.  We are therefore entrepreneurs of our lives, and each and every one of us is responsible for making the most of our… Continue reading A Cup of Cold Water (In Jesus’ Name)

The Tender Mercy of God

One of the great old hymns we use here for worship is "Your Mercy" by Isaac Watts.  The first part goes like this: "Your mercy my God is the theme of my song; The joy of my heart and the boast of my tongue!" I love the old theological Latin for mercy, misericordia Dei, which… Continue reading The Tender Mercy of God