George Straight sings a song called, "I Saw God Today" that really got me to thinking. It's about a new father who is overwhelmed by the birth of his daughter. One line in particular stood out. It makes me wonder, "How does he do that?" Saw a flower growing in the middle of the sidewalk … Continue reading How Does He Do That?
The bible is full of hard sayings. You know, the things that make you scratch your head because they really don't fit the traditional way we think of faith. Jesus was full of these. One is his call to repentance. It's a command; he's not asking. In two accounts of the gospel, Jesus' first words … Continue reading He’s Not Asking.
This is for a special person in my life. I will outline the gospel message as best I can in one post. Let's start off with the premise that all we see in the material world is far too complicated to have come into existence by chance. Something must have created the natural world. If … Continue reading The Gospel Message
I live a couple hours away from the district court where Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd, stands trial. People are demanding justice. Some hope that Chauvin is found guilty of all counts and goes to prison for a long, long time. Others say that Floyd died of a … Continue reading Justice.
Last night, I had a long conversation about life with someone I care a great deal about. We covered difficult topics and hopefully I made a lasting impression that people who disagree do not have to sacrifice their love for each other. In fact, their love actually can increase while they engage in conversation on … Continue reading Let Your Reasonableness Be Known
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 I offered … Continue reading 2019-04-23 The Gospel.
Good Morning! I've been pondering something lately, thanks to my bible reading plan. We just finished up Leviticus, the infamous book that causes untold controversy and is largely hated by many groups. In it, we read about the punishment of stoning. Certainly, stoning is a form of punishment in other books as well. GotQuestions.org had … Continue reading 2018-02-27 Stoning?
Good Morning! What did you think about the June weather over the weekend? It’s supposed to turn cool now. It’s inescapable; the seasons are changing! There is one more passage that I think we should cover before moving on to a summary answer to “What about those who have never heard?” This one comes from … Continue reading 2017-09-25 Chosen By God