We Can’t Know What We Don’t Know

inquisitive woman

Just when we think we have God figured out, He does the unexpected.  This is what happened in the historical account of Abraham and Lot.  When Abraham was childless, God made a covenant with Abraham that he would be the father of many nations.  One year before Isaac was born,…

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The Lie of Social Justice

gavel

Mankind has a long history of seeking justice and righteousness: the first dealing with the practice of fairness, and the second dealing with moral truth.  It sounds like a very noble quest, except that a problem occurs when the definition of it changes according to who is defining it. Most…

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Where Is God?

man searching seashore

“I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” These are the words Jesus spoke to His disciples in John 16:33 both to warn them of what lay ahead and to encourage them…

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God Knows Best

Abraham Casting out Hagar and Ishmael by Guercino

The Bible is chock-full of amazing promises that God has made to His people.  There is no way in this short space to do justice to them all, and certainly each of us has our favorites.  I seem to gravitate to those that defy natural conditions and circumstances.  They elevate…

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Wrong Question

When reading familiar stories of Jesus’ earthly exploits, I have found it necessary to slow w-a-y down to fully understand the intricacies of the events.  The feeding of the 5000 in John 6 is a case in point.  Our attention is usually drawn to how five barley loaves and two…

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The Same Forever

woman in church with hands raised in praise

If you are tuned into the times, you know there is a great dichotomy between living through fearful world and national events, and experiencing the sweet supernatural presence of God invading a worship service as He did at the Asbury Revival.  God made the sovereign decision to palpably inhabit the…

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The Best-Kept Secret

warhol style man telling a woman a secret

Have you ever felt there is phenomenal existential revelation available that, if ever accessed, would blow the lid off all the major questions of life?  Maybe not…but what if there is?  We would be able to act with certainty and confidence.  Fear and trepidation would practically cease to exist.  The…

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Responsibility for Government

founding-fathers crafting u s declaration of independence

We live in a nation of the people, by the people and for the people – a republic, where supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, including an elected president.  Why then, do so many people feel oppressed by governing officials who seem to be making…

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