Tag: Theology

Theology is the systematic study of the nature, character, and attributes of God as contained in the Bible. It is a way for people to work their way through the myriad claims about Who God is, and is essential to correctly understand the truth about the Creator of the universe.

What Am I Supposed To Do?

A pathway on the left near a small autumn glen. Vibrant and varied colored fall leaves are seen on the trees and bushes to the right, with small spaces in the tree tops revealing a clear blue sky.

There are times in life when I wonder, “What am I supposed to do?” I’m sure that every one of us has asked that same question. Life Happens I’ve been dealing recently with a LOT of moving parts in my

Tagged with: , , ,

Deception – Part 2

A forest scene in autumn. A tree trunk is in the right foreground with a sunburst peeking around the right side of the trunk, and multi-colored leaves scattered throughout the background.

I have a tendency as a Christian, and that tendency is shared by most every other Christian, too. I have a habit of viewing unbelievers as being deceived. The problem is that I, too, might be subject to deception. Deception

Tagged with: , , , ,

Deception

A forest scene in autumn. A tree trunk is in the right foreground with a sunburst peeking around the right side of the trunk, and multi-colored leaves scattered throughout the background.

There are many signs that seem to indicate we may be living in the Biblical last days. One of those signs is rampant deception, both in the world and in the church. Deception, A Sign of the Times When the

Tagged with: , , , ,

Is God all-powerful?

Three white marble statues on black marble pedestals representing Jesus being baptized by John the Baptist, with an angel looking on.

I read an honest question on Facebook recently and it deserves to be answered. In fact, many people (Christians included) have the same question. Is God all-powerful? Can God do anything He wants to do? The Bible – Foundation of

Tagged with: , , , , ,

In Name Only

A Missouri sunset of magenta, white and purple clouds, Unaltered image.

Many people show a disdain for those they feel have betrayed the core principles of ideology. We see it in every area of life, and those offenders are often seen as living their principles in name only. Of RINOs and

Tagged with: , , , , ,

Tough Choices

Looking up through a metal grill work at the blue sky above. There are spokes in the grill work, with concentric rings encircling the center of the spokes, and white clouds can be seen in the sky above.

I have found that life is full of tough choices. I’m sure you have, too! But what do I mean when I say tough choices? Tough Choices Where should I go to school? That can be tricky. What job should

Tagged with: , , ,

Learn From the Past

A classroom setting viewed from the back of the room. An instructor is standing at the front of the room with about a dozen older adults seated in chair facing her. Light is coming in from open windows on the left side of the room, illuminating the red furniture upholstery and stone walls of the interior.

I see news reports of things happening in the world and those reports continue to seem eerily familiar. Have you noticed that, too? Wars, riots, starvation, and such, all provide a sense of deja vu.  They have been a part

Tagged with: , , , ,

Frustration

A multi-colored sunset with clouds of various hues.

I’m currently in a season of learning how to deal with frustration. I’m frustrated with my finances. I’m frustrated with family. I’m frustrated with my house. I’m frustrated with unbelievers. I’m frustrated with my wife. I’m frustrated with this blog

Tagged with: , , , ,

Give Up, Not Give In

An outdoor stone Sundial, with aged bronze face, is set against a brick walkway background.

Do you ever have the feeling that things aren’t going the way you want or expect them to go? I know I do, and it’s very frustrating. Do you ever face the temptation to give up because of that frustration?

Tagged with: , , , ,

God Uses the Weak – Part 3

An abandoned wooden storefront is in the center of the image, with weeds surrounding the ground and vines growing up the sides and front of the building. A clear blue sky is overhead.

The fact that God uses the weak is shown in both the Old and New Testaments, and there are many examples of how – and why – He did so. We have already looked at one of those examples in

Tagged with: , , , , , ,