God, Scripture

Ramifications of the Fact of God

In the post "The Fact of God" I strove to provide for the reader a basic outline of the Biblical doctrine of God's right to define "goodness." But what does God define as good? And what does His right mean for us as His creations? There are two general categories of God's actions that I… Continue reading Ramifications of the Fact of God

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The Lies I Have Believed

Lie: that my words could actually control or effect the material/physical world around me. Lie: that I had to perform or "be good enough" for God to forgive me. Lie: that I deserved to be wealthy and/or have a life of "financial freedom." Lie: that I deserved to be healthy and happy. Lie: that I… Continue reading The Lies I Have Believed

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Illustrations in Preaching & Critical Thinking

[Adam failed], he had a job to do; he was the priest of Eden; he was to care for his bride. He should've! Instead of eating that fruit he should have come to God and said: "God, my wife has failed; she has sinned." And God would have said: "Well, she must die." [Adam]: "Isn't… Continue reading Illustrations in Preaching & Critical Thinking

Book Reviews

“Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

{Book Review}I have read this book before. I don't remember where I first heard the name R C Sproul (probably from a Paul Washer or John Piper sermon) but in my early twenties for some reason I was prompted to grab a couple of books by him from the library. Those books were The Holiness… Continue reading “Surprised by Suffering” by R C Sproul

Entertainment

A Review of “The Curate’s Awakening” by George MacDonald. *

{Guest Post by Mrs. J D White}Romance novels have been a snare to me in the past, and so these days I do not read any hardly at all. But I think I shall always make an exception for George MacDonald’s novels. I have yet to meet one I didn’t like, and of the several… Continue reading A Review of “The Curate’s Awakening” by George MacDonald. *