God is far beyond our understanding, His approach far beyond our comprehension and His plans calculated far beyond our black and white, do or don’t simplistic attempt at addressing life’s issues.
The ultimate expression of love the created can give to The Creator is to give over our freewill so that we are no longer a slave to our sinful way of living but instead we become a slave to the only right way, the only perfect truth so that we can live the only life worth living. (more…)
It’s January 1, 2018. I sit in my rocking chair in front of the fireplace, rocking my youngest grandchild. There is no grey in my hair and very little in my beard although the beard and Just For Men® have been introduced. I have been blessed with very few wrinkles but that could change, I am only fifty. Still, there’s something about sitting in a rocking chair, grandchild on your lap in front of the fireplace that makes one feel like reflecting on the past as if to say, “I have lived a long life.” (more…)
A Little Understanding – The Foundation Holds Us Up
In my previous post A Little Understanding – The Foundation Walls I used my limited understanding of foundation engineering to explain that its purpose was twofold. The foundation in our walk with Christ and the foundation of the church also has the same two purposes. (more…)
The deep dark basement. A place for storage and the heating system. There could be a workshop or a cold cellar. Maybe there is just a lot of spiders and mice. For some it is only a crawl space, lots of room for stuff if only you could avoid head trauma every time you tried to retrieve your empty suitcases or boxes of Christmas decorations. Others can’t understand the negative comments. Their pool table and guest bedroom along with a home theatre room that would rival the local cinema and a hot tub and steam room that look like they are from a five star hotel brochure, cover the once boring underground cement cavern. (more…)
In your church has the established business practices of the world replaced the proven faithfulness of God?