Tag Archive: death

Please, please, please look…and see

Warning: This post contains a photo of an aborted child. I laid awake in bed last night trying to figure out how to communicate the horror of crushing and tearing little babies to… Continue reading

Are you ready?

Are you ready? Are you ready for this new year just begun? Ready to actualize that new attitude…new resolve…new you? Maybe you’re like, I am so ready…bring it on…this is the year. But… Continue reading

We must believe the bad to experience the good

  “I’ve got good news and bad news.” Oh, the fearful, suspended anticipation such an announcement tends to create in us. Will the good outweigh the bad, or will the bad totally ruin… Continue reading

The hope of happiness

In the debate over same-sex marriage and homosexuality, just as in other issues about which people disagree, the answer to one question will mostly determine which side one will support:Or perhaps more specifically,… Continue reading

Fear not? It all depends.

What’s going on when people who needn’t fear death…do, and those who should fear it…don’t? A godly woman whose cancer has returned with a vengeance grips the rails of her hospital bed as… Continue reading

Whose side are we on?

I saw a strange story on the local evening news the other night. A man built an elaborate and ghoulish display in his front yard in honor of his dead mother because her… Continue reading

No guns for slaves

I have a gun control plan. It’s one that I am confident would drastically, and I mean like by 99%, reduce gun violence of all kinds, not just the mass shootings like Las… Continue reading

Is that all there is?

So many questions we’re expected to have an answer for these days. Stand for the anthem or kneel in protest? Should we welcome the immigrant or deport the illegals? Can Christians legally decline… Continue reading

Faith plus works or faith that works?

Picture this: You’re standing before the throne of God as his mighty right-hand angel retrieves your record of deeds from the database. Between you and God is a holographic screen upon which scenes… Continue reading

Life and death, and life

We had a death in the family last week. A very untimely, unexpected, nightmarish death that sent those closest to the young man on a trajectory into a new reality they never saw… Continue reading

Dude, you’re dirty and drowning

Sometimes, actually quite often, I marvel and wonder why so many people, some of them family and friends, reject the truth of Christianity which has so thoroughly convinced me. Some may claim an… Continue reading

YODO?

My birthday is this month. Not sure what day it is though. I’ll be 30…or maybe I already am 30. Naw…I think it was mid-January or later. I remember the occasion of my… Continue reading

Oh, the contrasts

So if you look at all these verses taken together, Jake, what we see, I think, is the necessity for both faith and works. Jake is the man with a question. Karl Keating,… Continue reading

Hold on….heaven awaits

The more the world goes to hell the more I long for heaven. Peace…goodness…love…joy. Everlasting perfect bliss without the slightest hint or danger of violence, deception, immorality, hatred, sadness, suffering or pain. This… Continue reading

Purgatory as a perennial time-out

David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the LORD.” And Nathan said to David, “The LORD also has put away your sin; you shall not die. Nevertheless, because by this deed you… Continue reading