In this life, pain is natural. It’s to be expected, especially by Christians. Jesus even told us that we would suffer much tribulation and pain for his sake. But how do we as Christians deal with that? A Little Book on the Christian Life, by John Calvin, answers that question very well. Pain is expected … Continue reading A Little Book on the Christian Life – Pain
Somewhere along the way of Christianity, someone came up with 5 points about how Christians came to exist and how we are kept in an eternal hug with God. Those 5 points are usually referred to as either plainly the “5 points” or “TULIP”: Total Depravity Unconditional Election Limited Atonement Irresistible Grace Perseverance of the … Continue reading 5 Points and TULIP
One of my sons likes battles. He has just over a gazillion little robots, space ships, monsters and army men, and he sets up his whole room in these elaborate battle scenes that take days to play out. While he's in the middle of one, he doesn't want anybody to clean it up. I am … Continue reading What is clean, anyway?
I love watching my kids. One of the reasons is that they teach me so much about myself. My son gets really into things. For a while he’ll be into Star Wars. Everything will be Star Wars. Every stick is a light saber. He just breaths Star Wars, and all that he talks about is … Continue reading What do you treasure?
1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. 2 Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who … Continue reading Run!
I am an ant on top of a pebble, From my lofty perch I think I must be king. A monstrous foot reminds me otherwise. Oddly, sometimes the foot is my own.
I've posted this link before, but it was on the old version of the site. http://www.globalrichlist.com Wealth creates responsibility. So does knowledge. Now you know.