Eternal God and Mortal Man

We are mortal. God is eternal. The implications of this are huge. As Anselm says in his ontological proof for the existence of God: God is that-than-which-nothing-greater-can-be-thought-or-imagined. In other words, you cannot imagine anyone greater, bigger, holier, stronger, wiser, or longer-lasting than God. In one sense, thinking about the eternal nature of God is┬átruly mind-boggling. … Continue reading Eternal God and Mortal Man

A Culture of Compassion

Jesus was full of compassion. The Greek word that is translated "compassion" in English literally means something that hurts you in your gut that causes you to do something about it. More than just a feeling, compassion is an emotion that drives you to action. Jesus tells the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:35-37) … Continue reading A Culture of Compassion

The Word of our God Remains Forever

When you go through very difficult times, finding answers and finding hope can be a challenge. When evil seems to be winning, it can appear that good will not prevail. When the circumstances of life are confusing, where do you turn? Turn to the Bible, the Word of God. God's Word remains forever. The Lord … Continue reading The Word of our God Remains Forever

Amazed

Unclean. Out of control. A mad man. Living in the tombs. Shackled. Bound. Smashing the restraints. Crying out. Cutting himself. These are some of the words to describe the man who was tormented by demons, a man who lived in an area to the east of the Sea of Galilee, the region of the Gerasenes.┬áBut … Continue reading Amazed