Tag Archives: God

Deliverance from what?

Deliverance from what? An excerpt from Discovering the Character of God Written By George MacDonald Compiled, Arranged and Edited by Michael R Phillips The Lord never came to deliver men from the consequences of their sins while those sins yet … Continue reading

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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 Rich Man and Lazarus

A brief look at the story of the Rich Man and Lazarus and its implications regarding salvation and justice. Continue reading

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Tradition & Imagination

“There are those who in their very first seeking of it are nearer to the kingdom of heaven than many who have for years believed themselves in it.  In the former there is more of the mind of Jesus, and … 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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