Monthly Archives: March 2016

Islam

In Today’s world, we hear so much about the Muslim faith, yet we don’t understand much about it. From the Gotquestions.org website we get the basics: “In the seventh century, Muhammad claimed the angel Gabriel visited him. During these angelic … Continue reading

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Other Gods and The Christian God

In yesterday’s post, I described my brush with Buddhism-Hinduism in college. Paul Little admits that the college student is most likely to encounter new faiths in the university atmosphere [unless they go to a strict church-based school].  New faiths are … Continue reading

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Not My Path…

When I was much younger and in college, away from home, parents and church, I was fascinated with world religions. Like a lot of other young people, I was very open to lots of ideas, enjoying my freedom away from … Continue reading

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America, Where Tolerance Was Important?

Today, we are involved to some extent in the political process of electing a Republican nominee and a Democrat nominee. Personally, at times I find this year’s process different and at times interesting.  At times I watch my wife and … Continue reading

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Approaching Other Religions…

“Let’s empty it of its potentially explosive emotional content” [Little, 119] Does Christianity Differ from Other World Religions… You know the scripture: Acts 4:12: “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given … Continue reading

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Having Faith…

Mr. Little lays it all on the line. The greatest test of faith for the Christian is to believe that God is good. The most common loss of a person’s faith occurs when we encounter evil and suffering and we … Continue reading

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Does God Care When We Suffer?

Where is God when we experience the evil of the world? He is right there with us… I have posted ideas about the source of suffering, emphasizing that the source of suffering is not God; it is man. However, it … Continue reading

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When God Punishes Us…

“Because your sins are so many and your hostility so great, the prophet is considered a fool, the inspired man a maniac…God will remember their wickedness and punish them for their sins” [Hosea] “An enemy will overrun the land; he … Continue reading

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Just Rewards

Today’s post has been a challenge. I have been on a mountain with poor wifi coverage.  I have worked hard to get connected but now the problem has been solved. In conversation with one of my travelling companions he related … Continue reading

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Stamping Out Evil

Why should we want God to leave things the way they are today? Because we have a chance to do better if we try. God sent His word to us through the Old Testament prophets that He was a God … Continue reading

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