Are we actually protected when we put our trust in God? One of the promises that Christianity asserts is that when a person places his or her trust in God, God will watch over them and protect them. God will be their defender and their fortress against life’s storms. This protective language shows up all … Continue reading Are we actually protected?
Dick Lucas, the longtime pastor of one of England’s oldest churches, St. Helen’s Bishopsgate, has said, “The Bible does not give us a watertight argument it gives us a watertight person against whom there is no argument.” That is so good and helpful to remember. Often, when we speak with our friends, loved ones, or … Continue reading The watertight person
The Bible… It’s the most incredible book ever written—so simple a child can understand it, yet so vast that theologians will grapple with it for a lifetime. It’s filled with poetry…suspense…romance…foul play…espionage… murder… treachery…carnage…courage…nobility…benevolence…brutality…and the heart of God. It shows the ugly, repulsive side of human nature as well as the kind of honor and … Continue reading How to love your Bible