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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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Earth’s crammed with heaven

Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God, But only he who sees takes off his shoes; The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries. -Elizabeth Barret Browning I just finished reading The Shack again for the … Continue reading

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The Three Postulates of Christian Faith: Please Choose Two

According to Thomas Talbott in his book The Inescapable Love of God, there are three postulates found within Christianity. Every Christian will reject one of these postulates while leaning on the other two as the foundation for how they approach … Continue reading

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Two Wills in God?

Over the past few years, I had, without giving it sufficient thought, come to the conclusion that God does not, and cannot, have two conflicting wills within Himself. At the gentle urging of a couple of good friends, I have … Continue reading

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