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It is God’s Will – or is it?

The baby dies way before its time, and the well-meaning friend comes forward with drawn face and resolutely pronounces, “Well, apparently it was God’s will.” It seems that many have come to the belief that if something occurs, whether good … Continue reading

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Freedom Clouds

Like cumulus thunder clouds that constantly morph into new shapes, so the freedom to choose life as we desire it, tends to boil, split, and clash in stormy contrasts of opinion. We all recognize clouds. We all value freedom. No … Continue reading

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Protecting God From Himself

Human pathos longs to shelter the needy, to intervene in circumstances of dire consequence, to be a hero, even to go so far as to protect God from himself. While studying through the book Claiming Christ, we are encouraged to … Continue reading

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At the Intersection of Intent and Desire

“How is it possible for God to not get what he wants?” It must be affirmed that a Sovereign God always gets what he wants. But many seem to miss the distinction inherent in such a question. Although expressions of … Continue reading

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The Plight of Seaweed

At peak ebb stage (when the water retreats toward the ocean), the tide in Hammersley Inlet in the southern part of Puget Sound, jets the saltwater, seaweed, and floating debris through the narrow channel at over 4 knots. This past … Continue reading

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Predestined For A Fight

Discussing Predestination is like throwing live ammo into a campfire. You’d better run for cover as fast as you can. Christian history is littered with wounded remains from all the conjecture surrounding what we believe about how God exercises his … Continue reading

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