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.

Praise Him!!

There are many reasons for believing in God. Our reasons may be as individual as each one’s christian experience or as collectively appreciated as a scriptural promise that is shared by many or all believers. I have searched to understand … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Distress

Sometimes a need to confirm a theological point of view hides a scriptural message that ought to be evident within the sacred text. Remember Jonah? …who according to his own testimony was 3 days in the “womb of the grave” … Continue reading

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The First Missionary

[Taken from my newest pamphlet: Understanding God: The Problem With Grace] The first missionary ever to leave the comforts of familiar surroundings and loving companions was God Himself in the person of His Son.  The language barrier should not be … Continue reading

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Understanding God

[Taken from my newest pamphlet: Understanding God: The Problem With Grace] John Reuchlin, (d. 1522), who was the father of Hebrew philology among Christians, in determining the Old Testament Canon adhered almost entirely to Jewish tradition. But the field of … Continue reading

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Angered to Tears

Many young adults who once frequented church have now lost trust in the God Who redeems.  They no longer believe the Easter story, Christ’s Resurrection. They have found the logic of the modern skeptic more reasonable sounding even after years … Continue reading

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Envisioning The Eternal

Eternity in the biblical world was the idea of “duration.” Scholarship tells us that in the Old Testament there are ten different terms marking duration.⁠1   Some concepts are admittedly difficult to discuss intelligently.  Discussing Eternity, we are like someone … Continue reading

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Forever and ever

A recent conversation with a friend who conducts a weekly bible study gave me an idea for my blog: I can take an aspect of his weekly curriculum and present it here.  Next week’s study will be about “eternity” which … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Happiness

There are many pictures of [Heaven] which imaginative church leadership might describe in sermon and song—some of these are even supported by scripture. …streets of gold [Revelation 21:21], mansions [John 14:1], a palatial and lavish table spread as a marriage … Continue reading

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The Cornerstone of Our Hope

We should always have our thoughts tuned to heavenly things [Colossians 3:2]: …most of all meeting Jesus. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare … Continue reading

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True Comfort

I began reading Isaiah 40 devotionally looking through the Hebrew text and found it too rich with meaning to slice off more than 8 verses before stopping to record this meditation.  Scholarship remarks: So far as the language is concerned, … Continue reading

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