“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life” (ESV) The Extent of God’s Love – “For God so loved” Whenever I’ve preached or taught on this verse, I’ve always pointed out the debate on the use of the word… Read More The Missionary God of John 3:16
What is Poverty? Wikipedia defines it this way: “the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money.” I think it’s more than that, and I’m in good company. Take a look at Genesis 3:1-19 – “Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the… Read More A Look at Poverty (and Genesis 3:1-19)
Very often, when a person is first considering the idea of making Jesus the forgiver of their sins, and the leader of their lives, (that is, acknowledging him as God) they are confronted with the difficult question of God’s conditional forgiveness – that is, that we admit our brokenness and our need for Jesus to… Read More why does sin separate us from a loving God?