“If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with action and in truth.” (1 John 3:17-18) Wow. I must confess, this passage is difficult for me… Read More The Poor Are Also Created in the Image of God
“Good and upright is the Lord.” – Psalm 25:8 Why does a loving God allow human suffering and evil? If God is all-powerful, doesn’t he have the ability to prevent it? If the Creator truly cares, wouldn’t he bring peace upon this earth? What is the purpose of suffering, if any at all? These are… Read More Why Does a Good God Allow Human Suffering?
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you (1… Read More The Hope of our Inheritance is Found in Christ
“In bringing many sons and daughters to glory, it was fitting that God, for whom and through whom everything exists, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through what he suffered (Heb. 2:9).” A famous evangelist told the following incident: “I have a friend who in a time of business recession lost his job,… Read More The Suffering Savior
Romans 8:24-25 “For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.” As Alexander the Great was preparing for his conquest… Read More HOPE