Tag Archives: Jesus

Do You Really Think…

An all-powerful, all-knowing, everywhere-present, entirely-benevolent God[1] would take all the time, effort, and trouble to create a world, fill it with people to whom He imparted the essence of life thereby creating immortal souls within them, only to leave it … Continue reading

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It Had to Happen

This was bound to come up.  At some point in time, some atheist had to suggest that God had taken sexual advantage of Mary (if not actual and literal rape).  They just cannot help themselves. Eric Sprankle, a university professor … Continue reading

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What Evil in the World Proves

An atheist’s favorite argument against God, or at least an all-benevolent God, is the existence of evil in the world.  Their line of reasoning is:  if God is good, why does He permit evil to exist and be pervasive in … Continue reading

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Why Should I Care?

I can imagine a conversation between God and Satan about us, the human race.  I dare not and will not speak for either of them, but I can imagine what might be said from viewpoints they could possibly entertain about … Continue reading

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The Lamb of God

In the book of Revelation, filled with its rich symbolism and figures, a number of creatures appear.  Most imposing is the great red dragon, Satan, and all the imagery that goes with it in our fertile imagination:  a gigantic, fearsome, … Continue reading

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Highway to Heaven

It is clear from Scripture that getting to heaven is a process that involves two essential elements: God’s part and our response to it. God has provided the means of salvation from sin, its guilt, consequences, and domination, through Jesus … Continue reading

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Culture War

When I was in school back in the sixties, no one would have dreamed of shooting up a high school.  It never entered anyone’s mind to do so.  Did we have bullies?  Of course.  I lived a full year of … Continue reading

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