Tag Archives: God

Why? I just need to know why!

From age to age, the most asked question by every person from every culture throughout history has been, “why?”. Philosophers, scientists, politicians, parents, news-watchers and star-gazers, and all those who struggle at times, want to know why. Why did this … Continue reading

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Truth Transcends

Truth cannot be reasoned. [A previous series on this blog presented the concept of Truth, but this article will consider the philosophical problem.] Philosophy is only as good as the validity of thought. Incorrect thinking leads to poor observations. To … Continue reading

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God Loves Everyone–or does he?

You hear it everywhere. “God loves everyone”. “No matter who you are, no matter what you’ve done, God loves you.” But is that biblical? This is the point at which most people turn away from such a suggestion. In modern … Continue reading

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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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Direction Of Pleasure – a commentary on worship and entertainment

It’s all about finding that sweet spot. Each of us is different, but we all look for those things, experiences, and relationships that please us. Life worth living can often be measured in terms of how we feel and how … Continue reading

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Deceived by the Scientific Method

One of the greatest treasures of life is found in the thrill of discovery. Regardless as to what one believes of the origins of life, everyone recognizes that humans live in an amazing petri dish. At the macro level, we … Continue reading

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Unreal Truth: Why So Few Really Get It

If fiction means not real, then what does non-fiction mean: not not real? Why call it by what it is not? It would make more sense if it the opposite of not real was real, but that is not how … Continue reading

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Birth Place of Integrity

By definition, integrity is adherence to moral and ethical principles. It also conveys a sense of wholeness; a wrapping of the entire package of human character into a representation of personal conviction. Integrity is more than just another character trait; … Continue reading

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Top Dog: The Assumption of Superiority

It is a curious reality of dedicated sports fans that, in spite of their cherished teams record, they are number one. Perhaps it a universal trait of human desire that we all want to claim superior status over others. We … Continue reading

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Greater Than The Gospel

The gospel of Jesus is the good news of forgiveness, redemption, and salvation though our Lord’s atoning death and resurrection. It is the message of grace that sparks hope in the hurting. But the gospel doesn’t tell the whole story. … Continue reading

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