Tag Archives: Biblical view

Change Doesn’t Happen Over Night.

In 1976 — 37 years ago —  I received Christ, and began my life as a Christian.  In those days I had bought into the idea of the “new morality”.  That is, I thought marriage was old-fashioned and a failed … Continue reading

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Does God Exist?

For over a year, my most-read post was “Steven Colbert And Jesus”, posted December 20, 2010.  I am convinced the popularity of that post was a product of Steven Colbert’s celebrity, rather than the substance of what I wrote.  Basically, … Continue reading

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Lost And Found

“I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.” — from Amazing Grace, by John Newton   One of the difficulties in communicating the gospel of salvation in Christ is that we, as Christians, tend … Continue reading

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The Atheist’s Prison

These are my halcyon days when fruit has never been so sweet; these days of happy harvest, of gifts I did not earn. I give my thanks to Him who opened up my eyes to see; the Giver of the … Continue reading

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Faith And Works Revisited

There has been some interest in “Faith vs Works”, posted July 2010. Most readers have responded with concepts like “Sola Fide” (saved by faith alone) and “Faith without works is dead” so firmly cemented in their minds they are prevented … Continue reading

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No Other God

In the Bible, there is a statement made by God which is repeated many times. One place it is found is in Isaiah 46:1: “I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like … Continue reading

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Screaming At The Television

I tend to yell at the TV a lot, especially when the news is on.  My loud voice upsets my wife, who says she worries I’ll have a stroke or heart attack. I’m not an intolerant person. I understand everyone … Continue reading

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Basic Assumptions And The Debate Between Faith And Skepticism

In the 13th chapter of the book of Judges we read about a man, who is an angel, who is God.  Scholars who study this kind thing call it a theophany or a Christophany — a tangible manifestation of God … Continue reading

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When God Has Had Enough

As we read in Joel 1:3 (“Tell it to your children, and let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation.”) God’s plan was to reveal himself to humanity, using each generation to tell … Continue reading

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Belief In God, Religion In General And A Personal Testimony

Basic Assumptions Concepts that describe God vary from religion to religion.  Some religions have multiple gods.  Some religions don’t even include the concept of God in their dogma.  The numerous and divergent God concepts — whether from organized religions or … Continue reading

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