Photo by Sam Kolder on Pexels.com Is there a God? There have been several arguments put forward to show that God exists (moral, cosmological, teleological, etc.), I want to focus on the argument from causation. If something happens, there must be a sufficient reason that thing happened. If you hear a bang in your kitchen, … Continue reading Efficient Causation and the Existence of God
Luke 3:3 When John received the word, he went with the word. No greater testimony could be given of man that he received the word and went with the word. So much is said in the simple phrase “he went.” O’ that we would all go. I am amazed at how many can hear the … Continue reading Ministry Commission
"There is a God. He is alive. In him we live and we survive" Is there a God? If there is a God, what is he like? Does he like me? These are life's greatest questions that we have all asked and will continue to ask. I can't I shine any questions more foundational to … Continue reading Eternity
God, the Author
Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. Hebrews 1:1–3. One of our beloved hymns, “Give Me The … Continue reading God, the Author
What is Truth?
What is truth? This the question Pilate asked our Lord. It is not the same as asking what is the what is the truth? We often ask “What is the correct answer?”. We are familiar with discussing the true plan of salvation, the true pattern of worship, and the true nature of Christ. However, we … Continue reading What is Truth?
I BELIEVE IN GOD
The crisis of belief: An encounter with God requires faith….What you do in response to God's revelation reveals what you believe about God. True faith requires action (Henry Blackaby in "Experiencing God" page 135). Believing in God makes all the difference in life. Faith shapes our worldview. Faith shapes our values. Faith shapes our attitudes. … Continue reading I BELIEVE IN GOD
How To Handle Tragedies
No one expected the Boston Marathon to end in tragedy. No one expected the Twin Towers to fall. No one expected the shootings. Unfortunately, tragedy has become a routine part of our experience. Dealing with any tragedy is difficult, but God gives us tools to both endure and overcome tragedies in our lives. We need … Continue reading How To Handle Tragedies
WHERE DID GOD COME FROM?
"Where did God come from?" Have you ever had a 4 year old ask you that question? It is difficult to explain to a child the concept of God's self-existence (God exists without being dependent upon anything). "Where did God come from?" is also a question that atheists put forward as an argument against there … Continue reading WHERE DID GOD COME FROM?
"Without faith it is impossible to please him, for whosoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists, and that he rewards those who diligently seek him" (Hebrews 11:6 ESV). God is. Most of us probably take that fact for granted, but have we ever really examined the evidence. If the unexamined life … Continue reading He Exists