“The only ‘cure’ for sin – the only way to avoid a spiritual point of no return – is through God’s loving mercy and forgiveness.”
“If we are willing to change our behavior and submit to worldly authority in an effort to survive a threat to our physical lives, which are finite, why is it that we resist changing our behavior and submitting to God’s authority to protect our spiritual lives, which are eternal?”
“When Christians ‘borrow’ parts of sacred Indigenous American ceremonies, commercially exploit them, imitate them, and put their trust in them instead of in God, they both disobey God and disrespect the sacred beliefs and traditions of that other culture.”
Netflix’s fictional Messiah is controversial. It is inspired by religious beliefs, including Jewish, Islamic, and Christian prophecies. People read into it what they desire or fear the most from religion, I suppose, depending on the person and their religious background. I doubt if any two people respond to it in an identical way. For some, Netflix’s…Read more »
“A life unfulfilled is a reflection of one’s failure to collaborate with God; an unfulfilled life is indicative of placing one’s faith in ourselves or worldly things, not God.”
“Recognizing our soul’s vulnerability and protecting ourselves from attack in the spiritual world is similar to recognizing and protecting ourselves from cyber-attack in the virtual world.”
It is through our faith in Christ that we glorify God.
“Tested faith can strengthen our faith in God and cause it to grow.
Untested faith may not be very strong, or it may not even be faith at all.”
“Christian hospitality does not require opulence or excess. It does not require a great home or an address that reflects a ‘perfect’ or ‘successful’ life. To be fair, it doesn’t really require a home at all.”
“With Christ as our dance partner, it is only the nature of the dance that ever changes.”