Category Archives: Theology

Suffering and Faith, Part 2

The truth about suffering: Because God can handle our tough questions, we can be honest about our pain.  Someone has estimated that there are over 186,000 sentences in the Bible. That includes a LOT of questions. And the question that … Continue reading

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Suffering and Faith: Part 1

I can summarize this post in nine words. So, if you’re in a hurry, here goes: Suffering is universally painful but God is eternally faithful. Everyone suffers. Some more than others. And suffering usually knocks us off our feet, drives … Continue reading

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Forgotten Identity

In the early morning hours of August 31, 2004, employees of a Burger King in Richmond Hill, Georgia found a man unconscious next to the restaurant dumpster. He was fully naked, sunburnt, and covered with ant bites. More importantly, his … Continue reading

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Strong and Courageous

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. — Joshua 1:9 Being his father has produced lots of “proud” … Continue reading

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Daily Bible: Leviticus 13-14

Arnold Fruchtenbaum points out that there are 116 verses in Leviticus devoted to the topic of leprosy. No other disease receives such an extensive treatment in the Mosaic Law. In Leviticus 13, specific instructions are given to the priests for … Continue reading

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Daily Bible: Leviticus 11-12

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted my daily Bible log. Time to re-engage. Ready for Leviticus 11-12. Lev. 11:44-45, For I am Adonai your God; therefore, consecrate yourselves and be holy, for I am holy; and do not defile yourselves … Continue reading

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Faith Under Fire: Faithful Witness

“John saw many strange monsters in his vision, but he never saw a monster half as crazy as one of his commentators.” — G. K. Chesterton Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting about a series I’m preaching from the … Continue reading

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