Category Archives: Character of God

Dare We Imagine Thee as Good as Thou Art?

“… what do you think?” he said suddenly one day. “If a devil were to repent, would God forgive him?”
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God the Destroyer of Sin

In the hope of giving a larger idea to the justice of God I ask, “Why is God bound to punish sin?” Continue reading

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God Creator of the Will

“All things are possible with God, but all things are not easy… In the very nature of being (that is, God), it must be hard – and divine history shows how hard – to create that which shall not be himself, yet like himself.”
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The Man that Fears to Doubt

“The man that feareth, Lord, to doubt, In that fear doubteth thee.” -George MacDonald My wonderful wife bought me a biography of George MacDonald for Christmas. I’m sitting here reading it and came across this quote. I find this quote … Continue reading

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I Should not be Surprised…

“I should not be surprised that the day should come when men will refuse to believe in God simply on the ground of the apparent injustice of things. They would argue that there might be either an omnipotent being who … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Parenting with Love and Logic

As our two boys grow, Jennae and I occasionally pick up a new parenting book.  This is typically done when Xander is entering a new developmental phase and we find ourselves, once again, challenged in our parenting. As I’m searching … Continue reading

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God’s Omnipotence vs. Man’s Will

Over the past couple of years, I’ve been thinking a good bit about our God’s omnipotence and how it interplays not only with our faith, but also our every day decisions. These are very difficult concepts to wrap one’s mind … Continue reading

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