New and Old Testament

Old testament and new testament can be hard to reconcile for so many reasons, but I think one big reason is our misunderstanding of the concept of two different covenants.  In the old testament, they had a specific covenant that God made and held to faithfully.  When Jesus comes, there is a new covenant.  This […]

How Does God Accomplish His Will?

How does God accomplish “His Will” in the world?  We are told that nothing can stand in the way of God’s will and that nothing will prevent God from bringing about his will.  When you think about God being this all powerful and all wise God, it seems like something that makes sense.  Of course, […]

Same God or Three Different Gods?

Here are the issues we have.  There’s debate on whether Christians and Muslims worship the same God.  One side says they do not, that Christian’s and Muslims have such a radically different view of God that when either one of them is speaking about God, they are literally talking about two different beings.  It’s not […]

What Keeps Us From Heaven

The evangelical story that’s told is people need Jesus to get into heaven.  Why is Jesus the prerequisite for heaven?  The story continues to go on and say that we need Jesus because we need a savior.  We are in a position where we can’t remedy our predicament ourselves and need someone to save us […]

The Event of the Cross

Growing up a Christian in America, my understanding of the cross and effects of it is filtered primarily through a penal substitutionary lens.  Essentially, this view holds that on the cross, Christ stood in as a “substitute” for us and received the punishment for our “penalty” of sin.  We as humans our imperfect and sin, […]

You are Good

Nine to five for the rest of my life until I die. God, you are good. I fight to find joy in these monotonous Mondays that repeat themselves with the repetition of monstrous perdition.   So with my exhausted conscious I fail to be cautious of the constant petition of mental infidelity which files in infidels who […]