Category: God the Father

  • Our sin speaks out against us. Our Saviour speaks out for us. — Learning From God’s Word

    Our sin speaks out against us. Our Saviour speaks out for us. — Learning From God’s Word

    This short devotional reminds us of the great love of God for us, His children, and since we are His children, we have nothing to fear and everything to hope for….including becoming more like Jesus! From Learning From God’s Word…………… “See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called […]

  • How to Attain a Transcendent Faith Even in a Disenchanted World

    How to Attain a Transcendent Faith Even in a Disenchanted World

    Recapturing the Wonder: Transcendent Faith in a Disenchanted World by Mike Cosper (IVP Books; 2017) Recapturing the Wonder by Mike Cosper tackles the very real difficulties that Christians in the West face to try to connect with and commune with a transcendent God, while all the world around us screams that there is no God […]

  • Divine Hiddenness: A Sender or Receiver Problem?

    Divine Hiddenness: A Sender or Receiver Problem?

    Atheists will sometimes claim that they have “looked for God” but did not find Him, so they concluded He does not exist. But God might not reveal Himself exactly in the way that the proud and insincere demand of him. An eye-opening article from apologist Kenneth Samples at Reasons to Believe………………. https://reasons.org/explore/blogs/reflections/read/reflections/2021/03/30/is-gods-hiddenness-a-rational-objection-to-christianity

  • Grace for People Who Can’t Get Their Act Together

    Grace for People Who Can’t Get Their Act Together

    BOOK REVIEW THE IMPERFECT DISCIPLE by Jared C. Wilson ( Baker Books; 2017) This book is about discipleship but takes a different approach from most Christian books on this subject. The typical book by a pastor or Bible teacher who wants to explain how the Bible defines discipleship and how a person can become wholly […]

  • With God, We are Never Alone

    With God, We are Never Alone

    HEARING GOD (PART THREE) This is the third article in the series of teachings from the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard. This article covers lessons learned from Chapter Three, “Never Alone.”  Before discussing hearing God’s voice, a believer must first have an understanding and trust that God is present with them. This understanding of God’s presence […]

  • Hearing From God (Part Two)

    Hearing From God (Part Two)

    This article gleans the teachings on having a relationship with God from Chapter Two of the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard. That chapter discusses some general guidelines on hearing from God. Willard says the first guideline in hearing from God is to know that God intends to develop a relationship with us as two persons who […]

  • Hearing God (Part 1)

    Hearing God (Part 1)

    This article will be the first in a series in which I discuss the wisdom I have received (and am still receiving) from the book Hearing God by Dallas Willard. This book is all about how to develop a conversational relationship with God. Willard says that when we look at all of the examples in the Bible […]

  • God’s Eternal Plan for You

    God’s Eternal Plan for You

    When I read articles like this one, I get so upset with myself for ever thinking that God doesn’t know about or care about my life! From Core Christianity…………….. God’s Eternal Plan For You

  • Have You Ever Lost Trust in God?

    Have You Ever Lost Trust in God?

    If you have, it is OK. Almost everyone has at some point or other (even David and Paul despaired of being forgotten by God!). This brief article from Core Christianity ties in with my previous article titled “Remembering to Remember.” When things get tough, and God seems distant, that is when we need to remember […]

  • Remembering to Remember

    Remembering to Remember

    I have suffered all of my life with severe anxiety and depression. And this includes my 35+ years as a Christian. I know that many other believers struggle as I do, and maybe even get to feeling “faithless” and “unworthy” before God for feeling that way. But God is neither surprised nor angry or frustrated […]