God is holy. But what does that mean exactly? So often I read the word “holy” and think it synonymous to “good”, but I know it means more than that. The word “holy” in the Bible reveals elements of God’s character. It means pure, above all, and unlike any other. We can only fully grasp how great God is, and how amazing His sacrifice was … Continue reading God is Holy
I heard someone say this once on the radio: “Christians get so wrapped up in the parts of the Bible that say homosexuality is a sin, but what they don’t realize is that the word ‘love’ is used over 300 times in the Bible!” That seems pretty logical, doesn’t it? I mean, how can love be a sin? How can God promote love, and yet … Continue reading How can the God of Love Condemn Homosexuality?
Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time, houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life.” Mark 10:29-30 When … Continue reading Are You Being “Too Heavenly”?
Have you ever been misunderstood by a friend? Used? Betrayed? I know I’m not the only one. It’s not easy to forgive the people who deeply hurt you. It’s hard to ask forgiveness, but it can be even harder to give it. Most of the time pride is what keeps us from forgiving others. We would much rather hold our heads high and dwell in … Continue reading Forgiving Those Who Hurt Us
It’s a common myth that Christians deny science. I’ve heard countless atheists confidently separate truth into two different categories: religion and science. But is that a valid statement? When atheists use the phrase “religion vs. science” they are implying that religion is incompatible with science, as if the two disagree. However, religion is not incompatible with science. Quite contrarily, what we’re really dealing with here is … Continue reading Religion vs. Science