If our God is not mighty, how could we rely or count on Him? If He is omnipotent, meaning He is all powerful, or unlimited in power, then nothing that is a part of His will is too hard for Him to handle. When we know and own that our God is all powerful, then… Continue reading 5 Ways God Shows His Power
Part II: Case Study of Cain and Abel We have already explored the idea that experience, while often true, does not always equal truth in Part 1. We need to test or explore to make sure what we believe we are experiencing is true. The account of Cain and Abel make a great case study… Continue reading Does Experience Equal Truth?
God and the Problem of Evil Part 2 We continue to explore why there is evil and sin in the world if God is supposed to be good. We have already seen how God sometimes uses what we could consider evil as something which is actually good. He often ministers pain to try to save… Continue reading The Creation of Evil
When we think about Adam, we often think about His sin and failure. Partially because it is such a devastating blow to mankind. It was sin that brought sin to all mankind. Romans 5:12 says, “Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to… Continue reading Adam’s Kingdom Success, Failure, and Hope
In Part 1 we looked at the reason why there is only one race, and how that helps us understand the sin of racism. All men today, despite skin tone, are from one race descending from Adam and Eve. Every human is created from one blood. We said that because Adam and Eve were created… Continue reading The Gospel and the Sin of Racism: Where Races are Ideologically Divided (Part 2)
Racism is a deep discussion which cannot be addressed quickly. Even as I intend to break this up into several segments, we need to understand that much of this is just the tip of the iceberg. My goal for this series is not to affirm certain political stances or groups, but the Gospel of Jesus… Continue reading The Gospel and the Sin of Racism: Created Perfectly as One Race (Part 1)
There is a theological term called, “Imago Dei,” the Latin term which means “the image of God.” The theological truth is that humans have been made in the image of God. This is how He created us. This is not an idea, but truth. It is clearly stated in Genesis 1:26. The trinity, speaking to… Continue reading Art: The Missing Image of God
Several years ago a local church had a small marriage enrichment weekend retreat. Our church was invited and several couples attended. It was a great time for everyone to get away from the kids, hear God’s Word, and take time to focus on growing our marriages. The speaker that weekend was Doug Finkbeiner, a Christian… Continue reading Adam’s First Words to His Wife
There are many things within Christianity that are tough to deal with for many people. The concept of hell, being a sinner, or sin needing to be punished can be hurdles for people to jump over to get to Jesus. When we read Scripture, we see that some love the cross, and it is foolish… Continue reading The Gospel Begins With Good
Matt Wolfe has been my friend for about two decades. My youth pastor then my pastor, I then worked for two years under Matt as his youth pastor. He was the best man in my wedding, and a few years later I became his pastor. We’ve worked together on many projects, have had many late… Continue reading Work with Matt Wolfe Part 2: Is There Satisfaction in Work?