Words of Healing “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away” – Jesus (Matt 24:35).

1Mar/154

Is God Narcissistic?

I like my pastor, not only because he has a good sense of humor, but because he teaches what I would call an authentic Christianity. An authentic Christianity, I would say, is one that is marked by submission to God’s authority–being a follower of Jesus–rather than merely giving lip service to the Bible. However, on […]

26Jun/130

Life’s Little Lessons: God’s Jealousy is a Good Thing.

Oprah Winfrey in one snippet on YouTube that I saw was saying that she gave up on Christianity when she heard that God was jealous “of her.”  Now clearly, either the pastor preaching misspoke or she misunderstood, because God is not jealous “of her” but “for her.”  However, she’s not alone in this misunderstanding.  In […]

21Sep/1110

Why is Abraham Called the Friend of God?

In the Bible, Abraham is the only person in the Old Testament who is called the friend of God (2 Chron 20:7, Isa 41:8).  Even Moses to whom God spoke face to face was still called “my servant Moses” (Num 12:7-8).  So, I can’t help but wonder what it is that makes Abraham more than […]

10Sep/110

Nobody Understands the Love of God

When I was a child, I knew that my parents loved me unconditionally.  However, as much as I thought I did, I simply didn’t understand their love.  It wasn’t until the first of my three sons was born that I finally understood the love a father has for his child.  Frankly, it was overwhelming, and […]

15Nov/990

The Trinity: The Oneness of God

Before I try to explain an infinite God with my finite brain, I will bring this verse to mind: Proverbs 3:5-7 states, ”Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in […]