Tag Archive: justice

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

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 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

#2 On the fairness and fire-ness of hell

My views on this post went up exponentially after COVID first hit. A lot of people were suddenly awakened to the reality of their mortality. “What are you in for?” The convicted serial… Continue reading

#5 God as Master Puppeteer

Coming in at number five of my top ten posts in my ten years as a blogger is this one on the doctrines of predestination and election….part of my series on barriers to… Continue reading

#9 Faith plus works or faith that works?

Number nine on my top ten posts in honor of my ten year blogging anniversary begins with a horrifying hypothetical scenario. Is this not what works-based salvation necessarily leads to? Picture this: You’re… Continue reading

The final fork

I just can’t get into a storyline peppered with names like Smeagol, Boromir, and Isildur. Huh? Especially when they inhabit bizarre worlds constantly in danger from creepy or menacing orcs, balrogs, and the… Continue reading

The blind and the seeing

Atheists have a lot of objections to what is claimed about God in the Bible. But as I dialogue with them, it’s often unclear to me whether they believe their objections amount to… Continue reading

This is why we have cancel culture

Cancel culture is real and completely natural. It’s exactly what we should expect when for so many in the culture, nature is all there is. Think about it. If we don’t have a… Continue reading

The defeat of the Justice League

The more unsettled and stupid our world becomes, the more obvious what is driving it: a disregard for Truth. It matters not what coheres with reality; only what will advance my case, my… Continue reading

Some thoughts on racism

Most people want to end racism, including me. Ending racism is not controversial, as some conclude merely because there is disagreement on its scope and solution. We’ll never completely eradicate racism because as… Continue reading

New hearts. No waiting.

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? – Jeremiah 17:9 Is there any doubt after seeing all these videos of rioting, looting, and violent destruction that… Continue reading

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