Contemplations

Does God Really Love Me?

for god so loved the world
Some would argue that, given all the suffering in this world, God couldn’t possibly love us. And I think we might agree that there are days when God’s love indeed seems quite remote. Does he really love us as the church proclaims? The Bible teaches that God loves us. The apostle John makes it very...

God the Multitasker

Life as a Christian requires faith, and sometimes our faith is challenged because we see life through the lens of human experience. We expect miracles from God. Not necessarily the biblical kind, but the simple miracles of intervention in our everyday affairs. Answered prayer. Blessings. A personal touch. But getting our heads around how God could be capable...

The Butterfly Effect (or how I flirted with death and lived to tell about it)

Butterfly
Donna and I have been quite busy lately, working on a long list of projects in an effort to prepare our house for sale. We're downsizing as I've retired from my day job in the hope that I'll be able to put more focus on my writing and my 'Search The Bible' Internet mission activities. But busy...

Dear Christian, You’re Wasting Your Time

I remember back in the 70's after I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior (only to backslide - but that's another story), I was obsessed with the idea of being filled with the Holy Spirit. I had read the book, "They Speak with Other Tongues" by John L. Sherrill, and wanted to experience for myself...

Living the Kingdom of God

Yesterday I shared some thoughts about the Kingdom of God and where we might find it. I concluded that God's Kingdom was established through Jesus Christ, is right here on Earth, and presently co-exists with Satan's Kingdom of the world. I think we'd all agree that by default we're all living in the world, and not so much...

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