Last week I wrote a rather lighthearted piece about anxiety in the face of natural disasters (Why Worry?). While I fully believe all God’s promises that I quoted in that piece, I was reminded over the weekend that we face things far more painful, far more devastating than tornadoes. You see, a dear friend has just put her husband of nearly 50 years under hospice care.
One thing working at a Christian apologetics ministry for nearly 40 years has taught me is that your idea of who God is, what He is like, is very important.
As a child I used to sing the gospel chorus, “Why worry, when you can pray? Trust Jesus, He will be your stay. Don’t be a doubting Thomas, lean fully on His promise, Why worry, worry, worry, worry when you can pray?”
Earlier today my sisters and I visited Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountain National Park. In all the times we’ve been there (a lot!), one sister, Anna, has NEVER seen…
In his book Jesus the King, Tim Keller describes the elaborate preparations the high priest had to make before he was able to go into the holy of holies to offer the required sacrifices on the mercy seat to atone for the sins of the people.
How many times have you heard a Christian in the United States say they are being persecuted? …
“Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness.’…
“And somewhere in the Garden of Eden the Lord took an innocent animal, and before the eyes of Eve and Adam, God slew that innocent animal and
The Trinity was not caught off guard when Adam and Eve sinned. They knew it was coming.
Very likely everyone who reads this article understands the importance of working toward peace in our world. Peace at home; peace with our neighbors; peace in our church; racial reconciliation; and a whole host of other relationships. Among verses that could be cited are: