Monthly Archives: August 2016

Friday afternoon August 26th, at three o’clock. One of those phone calls that everyone dreads: “This is ____.* Your wife was in an accident. They are loading her in an ambulance and taking her to the hospital.   Get there as … Continue reading

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Accidents

I have written about the role of God in accidents that happen in life and we have had one in my family.  Friday the 26th, my wife was in a car wreck.  She is going to be all right but … Continue reading

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God’s Grief

Does God ever grieve? If He does, what causes God to grieve? Man. Man and his free will… In Genesis, God gave us the ability to choose and from time to time, we choose evil, instead of good. Of course … Continue reading

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Choices…

The previous post about my brother Mike was hard to write. I phoned my Mom to warn her because she reads my blog and I knew it might be hard for her to read. But today I need to return … Continue reading

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Theodicy*

  The family is grieving the death of a young family member. At the funeral home, people come forward in the receiving line to pay their respects. You know…it is hard to come up with the “right” words. For many … Continue reading

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God: Not Related to the Bad Things in Life at All?

The book I am commenting on is called Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White and of course the book is about people’s opposing views [black vs. white]. What are the opposite views regarding God and the existence … Continue reading

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When Trouble Comes…

A young child is stricken with a rare form of cancer and dies. A vibrant middle-aged man runs off the road and strikes a light pole and never recovers from his injuries. A young mother begins to feel weak and … Continue reading

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The “Final” Destination

Well here we are… I knew this day would come. I would post my last thoughts on hell. On June 28, I began my discussion of who is going to get into heaven, focusing on the Jewish people, Hindus and … Continue reading

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The Power of the Threat…*

I had lunch the other day with a man who was born in Uruguay. His parents were missionaries. We have a group of people at my church who go to Costa Rica every year. A young woman in my Sunday … Continue reading

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The Pride of our Judgement

Pride Judgement Boasting Self-worship Not words we want applied to us… Yet many in the Christian community take on a job that is “above our pay grade” and we do it easily. We declare to others who is going to … Continue reading

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