R. L. Wilson

Knowing God by His Names

By R. L. Wilson / April 14, 2021

When you think about God, what comes to your mind? Is He a grandfatherly figure who indulges the least little whim of His grandchildren?

Walking on Water

By R. L. Wilson / April 7, 2021

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.

A Proper Concept of God

By R. L. Wilson / April 7, 2021

One thing working at a Christian apologetics[1] ministry for nearly 40 years has taught me is that your idea of who God is, what He is like, is very important.

Why Worry?

By R. L. Wilson / March 29, 2021

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?”

Hunting for Bear

By R. L. Wilson / March 24, 2021

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…

Approach God with Confidence

By R. L. Wilson / March 15, 2021

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.

Blessed are the Persecuted

By R. L. Wilson / March 9, 2021

How many times have you heard a Christian in the United States say they are being persecuted? …

If Easter is the Answer, What Was the Problem?

By R. L. Wilson / March 9, 2021

“Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness.’…

A Preview of Easter: Prophecies, Pictures and Promises of the Redeemer

By R. L. Wilson / March 8, 2021

“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

Easter: The Prelude

By R. L. Wilson / March 8, 2021

The Trinity was not caught off guard when Adam and Eve sinned. They knew it was coming.