Category Archives: Finding God Thru Prayer

This story is the story of my most private moments talking to God about things I would be reluctant—even embarrassed—to say in public. This is my story about my talking to God, to the one true friend who listens and who is capable, if He chooses, to help me with my troubles and problems.

Extending Our Lord’s Ministry

Forty years ago a thought crossed my mind that at the time seemed out of sync with the religious world. I felt it would only stand to scold good people who only wanted to serve our Lord but who were … Continue reading

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Divine Simplicity & The Atonement

Our knowledge of God is on a pre-heaven level —theologically speaking. So, we speak of His divine simplicity. The doctrine of simplicity, is a way of saying that (1) God is unlike any other being; “ (Psalm 145:3) and that … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

It is basic to Christian thought to herald the Savior’s death as a substitute for ours. He died in our stead. Had He not died, there would have been no eternal life for you and I. This much we can … Continue reading

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It Is Finished

When Jesus cried, “It is finished!” What was finished?  What did He mean by these words just before He expired on the cross?  Paid in full: “[Financial] receipts  are often introduced by this phrase,” according to Moulton & Milligan’s Vocabulary of … Continue reading

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Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It!

He gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to cleanse for himself a people for his own possession, eager to do good works. (Titus 2:14) No scripture more clearly, simply, and emphatically explains redemption, freedom from … Continue reading

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Where Did I Go Wrong?

There is an interesting word for “sin” found in the Greek translation of the Old Testament, used over 62 times, that never made it into the Gospels or the Epistles of the New. And even if the Hebrew has no … Continue reading

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He Bore My Sin

Isaiah  prophesied, “he [God’s Suffering Servant, I.e. Jesus] will carry their iniquities…”⁠1   Peter referenced this text ( Isaiah 53:11 & 12).  I Peter 2:24 He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree The word “carry” in Isaiah … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Die On The Cross?

Jesus’s death is not allegorical, since, His death is not a story told to explain truth. It IS the truth that needs to be explained. Jesus’s death was an historical fact which Dorothy Sayers referred to as “the only thing … Continue reading

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How Do You Read It?

Recently in a men’s Bible study Philippians 2:4 was presented for discussion.1 The leader read from the English Standard Version while I read along in the New International. They were not the same! English Standard: Let each of you look … Continue reading

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Remembering Trump

There is historically a natural tension in a democracy between the branches of a shared government.  In the U.S. the House and the Senate, or the Legislature and the Judiciary, for example—it is only reasonable to assume—are engaged in this … Continue reading

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