Tag Archive: God

Fear that saves

Sign of the times: People are thinking about hell. I had over five times the number of hits on my blog post about hell in March alone (354) than I did in the… Continue reading

Fill some of these hours with thought

I’m seeing lots of suggestions in the news and on social media about how to fill your hours at home in these long days of self-quarantining. I have one too. Don’t. Don’t fill… Continue reading

Is this pandemic a judgment from God?

If you’re familiar at all with the Bible, you probably know that God periodically punished people with pestilence. You may also know that pestilence is predicted as part of God’s penalty on mankind… Continue reading

Let’s play The Glad Game*

So this coronavirus outbreak is causing considerable havoc but I’m a glass-half-full type and I see a lot of good coming from it. How is it benefitting thee and me? Let me count… Continue reading

A Jew and a Catholic walk into a primary…

Jesus in politics. It does seem kinda’ weird. His mission here on earth was not at all political, but personal. He came to change and to save people, not a system of government.… Continue reading

Jesuscare for all?

Interesting fact about Jesus: He didn’t heal everybody. Oh, he healed everyone who came to him for healing, but he didn’t send his disciples out to round up everyone who was sick or… Continue reading

Living without fear

Seems like now is a good time to repost this. It’s a jungle out there. Life is positively Amazonian . . . a winding, never-ending thicket of dangerous possibilities. Terrorist attacks, neighborhood crime,… Continue reading

President Jesus…Pro-life or Pro-choice?

Christian Right…Christian Left…Christian Somewhere in the Middle. Which political party comes closest to reflecting the teachings of Jesus? Hmmm…let’s just say there’s a slight difference of opinion on this. I’m examining this question… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 3

This matter of how one is saved is like a priceless gem that must be handled very carefully, and that has made me a little hesitant to make truth claims about it. My… Continue reading

What about the unreached? Part 2

Before I continue I need to emphasize that I am expressing my own views on the doctrine of salvation and do not represent any particular denomination or church. I freely admit that I… Continue reading

What about the unreached?

“A god who condemns an Amazonian tribesman who never even had a chance to hear of him to an eternity of suffering is not worthy of being worshipped.” The heart of the the… Continue reading

Why we don’t see loaves or limbs “magically” appear

You’re giving me a chunk of bread and a piece of fish and you want me to do what? One of Jesus’s signature miracles is the feeding of the five thousand, recorded by… Continue reading

The end is coming. IT IS CERTAIN.

Will I get that promotion this year? (turns ball over) WITHOUT A DOUBT Yes! Will my boyfriend and I still be together next Christmas? (turns ball) MY SOURCES SAY NO Hmm. What do… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Salvation

We do a “white elephant” gift exchange at our family Christmas party every year. It’s a lot of fun once the stealing starts. No gift you’ve selected is securely yours until everyone has… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Joy

We Christians have a joy problem…a disconnect between what we profess and believe to be ours in Christ and what is exhibited in our attitude and countenance. The sullen, angry, joyless Christian seems… Continue reading