Tag Archives: God-glorifying

Is God to Blame?

Is God to blame when we suffer? Does God cause our Suffering? Did God give my mom the cancer that killed her? Those are hard questions. We need to ask them. More importantly we need to answer them. For ourselves and others. These are questions that plague our faith and life. The first two are …

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Jesus Is The Kingdom

Jesus went around announcing the Kingdom of God and showing through his actions what it looks like when the Kingdom was at hand. In story and deed, Jesus showed what it looks like when the Kingdom was at hand. The Kingdom is not detached from Jesus, but the very core reality of who Jesus is. …

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A New Years Message

As one year ends a new one begins, we tend to think of the good and bad things that have happened in the past year. We make and read the best of the year lists and might even make one of our own. We reflect on all the hopes and intentions we have for the …

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Romans 8–Two Ways Of Life

Paul continues his contrast between the old life and the new, between life in the flesh and in the Spirit, now detailed in terms of two attitudes or mind-sets: one under the influence of the “flesh,” the other under the influence of Christ through the Spirit. He is pushing us to see that becoming Christian …

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