Forgiveness or Failure

To Err is Human; To Forgive Divine A 17th– century poet, Alexander Pope, in his poem An Essay on Criticism, made this observation on human behavior: “Good-Nature and Good-Sense must ever join; To err is Human; to Forgive, Divine.” This quote has been adapted and applied to the power and need for forgiveness when people are wronged….

Overcomer or Overwhelmed

God Has Made You an Overcomer As a follower of Jesus, you are declared by God as an overcomer. Often Christians are intimidated and overwhelmed in their attempts to please God and His people. Rest assured, regardless of how defeated you feel when facing fears and failures in seeking after the Saviour, remember God has…

Message, Method or Messenger?

The Power of the Gospel The power of the gospel is undeniable. The Apostle Paul said, “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth… (Rom 1:16) The question is not "Does the Gospel have the power to save?" but…

The Power of Fear

Fear Not Fear is a powerful force in the human psyche. Fear can empower you to avoid life experiences that would harm you physically, emotionally or spiritually. Fear can also render you powerless to react to a dangerous life situation. Fear is a major consideration in God’s word. God addresses fear and how it affects…

A Tower to Heaven or a Path to Rebellion

Replenish the Earth After Noah and his family left the Ark, built at God’s direction, God revealed His reason for the deliverance of Noah’s family of eight. God instructed Noah’s family to, “Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.”(Gen 9:1) Humanity had not changed as the outcome of the flood. Sin and rebellion still…

Is God Absolute or is Relative Authority Factual in Morality?

Can Morality be Mandated? Who or what is granted the right to regulate or set standards in any given matter? What authority or power gives a person, institution or government the right to regulate what is right or wrong behavior? Can morality be mandated or immorality be justified by personal or collective conscious? Situational ethics…

Is That the Gospel?

Gospel = Good News! I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel…

Are you Religious?

What is Religion? Merriam Webster defines religion as: the service and worship of God or the supernatural, commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance or a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices. This rather ambiguous definition of 'religion' allows for religious groups that number from 10 major groups to over…