“But for the cowardly, and unbelieving, and abominable, and murderers, and sexually immoral persons, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.” Continue reading Will anything keep me out of heaven?
Paul acknowledged that although he’s saved, sin continued to live within him. Take note, he isn’t excusing Christians of sin. Instead, he’s reminding us that even though we will continue to sin, our true identity isn’t determined or found in our actions. Continue reading Free from the Law, bound to Christ
When reading the Bible, you’re bound to come across an assortment of behaviours, phrases and terms that might seem a bit odd or bizarre to the world of today. For example, have you ever been so sad, angry, desperate or depressed that you felt the need to tear your clothes? Continue reading Have you ever felt the urge to tear your clothes off?
One night I dreamed a dream.
As I was walking along the beach with my Lord.
Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life.
For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand,
One belonging to me and one to my Lord. Continue reading “Footprints in the Sand”
Instead of pointing fingers and blaming each other for this, that, and whatever, we need to step back and appreciate the truth: because of our inherited disobedience against God, we’re all dying. Yes, we’re saved by the grace of God through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ, but our bodies are still going to die. Continue reading Deadly Viruses, a Good Creation and a Loving God
Whether it was a creative and quirky quote from the The Cat in the Hat card you received that one birthday, or the worn-out, dogeared book you’ve happened upon in a backpacker’s hostel or doctor’s waiting room, Dr. Seuss is a literary icon. Continue reading “Shorth is better than length”
Shortly before Israel’s exile during the Eighth Century before Christ, Hosea (which means salvation) was the first of the Twelve Minor Prophets found in the final section of the Nevi’im. From the second verse of the first chapter, it’s clear … Continue reading Where, O death, is your victory?