https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQWNJCLBa7s Why has God Permitted Wickedness and Suffering “God has morally sufficient reasons for permitting the evil and suffering in the world.”—William Lane Craig That morally sufficient reason lies below. "The significant issue that drove me to Agnosticism [Bible Scholar Dr. Bart D. Ehrman is now an Agnostic] has to do not with the Bible, but with... Continue Reading →
Ephesians 4:32 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. Most would agree that forgiving does not come easy at times. Our imperfect condition of leaning toward our fallen state means that our natural desire is not to forgive.... Continue Reading →
Intense negative thinking will always lead to at least a minor depressive episode or simple, painful emotion. Our thoughts based on a good mood will be entirely different from those based on our being upset.
Genesis 19:8 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 8 Now behold, I have two daughters who have not known a man; please let me bring them out to you, and do to them as is good in your eyes; only do nothing to these men, inasmuch as they have come under the shadow of my roof.” In Chapter... Continue Reading →
Some argue for three days, based on Jesus’ words, Matthew 12:40 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 40 For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. This would seem... Continue Reading →
Any social or political movement usually takes on the attributes and characteristics of its founder. That is also true of a religion. In order to understand the Muslim religion, we need to begin with Muhammad. Islam is a monotheistic religion based upon the holy book, the Qur’an, which its followers believe was sent by God... Continue Reading →
Anxieties Are Everywhere! We are living at the end of what Paul referred to as the last days. It is a time of great anxiety, as Paul put it, “But realize this, that in the last days difficult times will come.” (2 Tim. 3:1) Many are struggling in very poor countries. Many families are falling apart. Many are entering a new stage in their lives and it is seeming overwhelming.