Tag Archive: justice

I wish we had a God who is consistently pro-life

I’m not the most compassionate of people. I freely…and sadly…admit that. I don’t readily respond to pleas for prayer or funding, my heart doesn’t break over the suffering of others in faraway lands,… 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

12 Gifts of ChristX – An inheritance

I’m picturing a scene…one that’s surely played out regularly all over the country. Family members of a recently departed loved one are gathered in a lawyer’s office, in various emotional states, to hear… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Confident hope

Oh, the frenzy on the Ellen show this time of year. I’ll bet tickets for her 12 Days of Giveaways 2020 are already sold out. You snag one of those and not only… Continue reading

12 Gifts of ChristX – Peace

If I were to ask you to say the first thing that comes to mind when I say “peace,” it’s unlikely you would respond with “Jerusalem.” Unless it was Opposite Day. The Middle… Continue reading

No God, no justice

Another evil Muslim terrorist met his Maker last weekend, and I wish I could have been there for the big reveal. I imagine it was glorious, and quite what the ISIS coward was… Continue reading

On the fairness and fire-ness of hell

“What are you in for?” The convicted serial burglar crossed his tattooed arms behind his head as he lay back on his bunk and examined his new roommate. He always thought it best… Continue reading

Don’t add stupid to guilty

How can anyone do such a thing? Have they no common human decency? What is the matter with people? The more I read the news, both current and past, the more attractive living… Continue reading

The defeat of the Justice League

The superpowerhouse members of the Justice League were planning strategy in a super-secluded location. Secluded…but not dark, for from within each of them a glorious, shimmering light radiated warmth, wisdom, and life. As… Continue reading

Slavery, submission, and sonship

This month I celebrate 31 years as a willing slave. Crazy, no? No, and this post from August of 2015 will explain why. When the 13 colonies declared their independence from Great Britain… 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

Of geese and men

Anyone who knows me well can attest to my hatred of lack of fondness for geese. Actually, for domestic birds in general. They are rude, constantly defecating squatters…on our lawn, in the outer… Continue reading

The scandalous mercy of God

Raising ten children meant my parents had to be intentional about seeking a balance between meeting the individual needs of each of us kids without appearing to favor any. I’m sure the scales… Continue reading