Hope is, “The confidence that, by integrating God’s redemptive acts in the past with trusting human responses in the present, the faithful will experience the fullness of God’s goodness both in the present and in the future.” Remember we have hope. All is not lost. Jesus lives. He invites you to come to him and … Continue reading HOPE
Month: March 2018
Why Theology Matters to My Personal Life
What Doctrine Gives You the Most Joy?
I came across this question recently, "What Bible doctrine gives you the most joy?". We don't usually think of doctrine as something which gives us joy. Many doctrines of God are deep and keep our minds occupied trying to discover the truth of the matter. We think of the doctrine of the Trinity. How can … Continue reading What Doctrine Gives You the Most Joy?
Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defined the word “insight”as, “the power or act of seeing into a situation.” Wise living requires insight. Otherwise suffering will be multiplied. The book of Proverbs is devoted to sharing wisdom or insight for living. In chapter nine of that book we read, “Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!” To him … Continue reading INSIGHT
God’s Gracious Promises of Life in the Covenants
That God is the source of life is presented in the creation of the heavens and the earth. That life given by God to man was rejected as sin was accepted. From that point forward sinfulness increased on the earth till "God saw the earth, and behold, it was corrupt, for all flesh had corrupted … Continue reading God’s Gracious Promises of Life in the Covenants
Showers of Blessing
"There shall be showers of blessing: This is the promise of love; There shall be seasons refreshing, Sent from the Savior above. Showers of blessing, Showers of blessing we need; Mercy-drops round us are falling, But for the showers we plead." God's promises are showers of blessings. This doesn't mean that there will not be … Continue reading Showers of Blessing