What Are the Gifts of the Spirit?
WHAT IS TRUTH? Revelation vs. Natural Knowledge. “For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that […]
If God is Sovereign and can do what he wills, why does he ask us to pray? Why did Elijah have to prayer 7 times for rain, when God said He was going to send rain?
A life of unanswered prayer
Accustomed to silent years of disappointment
I expect failure and not success:
How can I hope in You?
As the Psalmist sang:
“By the waters of Babylon we sat down and wept.”
How can we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?”
Herod murders babies in Jerusalem, Pharoah orders the murder of all the male Hebrew children in Egypt. When God is about to send deliverers, Satan motivates worldly powers to destroy that generation. We are living in a time such as this when the shedding of innocent blood is considered a good thing, and corrupt rulers and perverted courts oppress the people. How should we respond? Praise God (Anyhow).
even calls out the compromising bishops who have let this state of affairs continue. The clearest and most articulate teaching on Christian values I’ve heard in a long time. It is long but well worth the time.
Reconciliation sometimes requires confrontation. It can be an act of love to confront someone with their behavior, rather than ignore it, excuse it, or become indifferent to them. Confrontation can be an act of love.
Every Life Matters. Everly life matters because each person is made in the image of God. To hate others because of race is to hate God who made them.