I can't believe how back and forth I still am. One day I am confident in my faith, strong, full of light. Then a day, or days, or weeks, maybe even months, I find my self in a foul mood, skeptical about everyone and everything, and sometimes generally hating life, and wishing mine was over. … Continue reading Double Minded & Unstable
I am reading an incredible book called, "A More Christlike God." For the longest time, I have suspected that since the death and resurrection of Jesus the Christ, the world has been slowly but surely being transformed by the power of God's love into something new, the kingdom of God. I know it doesn't look … Continue reading A More Christlike God
Today was Easter, or Resurrection day as some call it. I didn't even know it was Easter until a couple of days ago. I don't really keep up with holidays, not even religious holidays. I got up and went to church, but I left early because of back pain. It was a typical Easter sermon, … Continue reading Secrets
It is 2016. I have been a Christian in search of the truth for more years than I have been alive. Most of that time, however, I have been hearing about the end times. I was taught to expect the “rapture” at any moment. It seemed to be the only "truth" that anyone was focused … Continue reading Truth Begins With God
I was taught that if I believed Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead, I would be saved. Saved from what? Hell and eternal damnation. I was also taught that once I believed that Jesus was the savior of the world and that He died for me, my life would change and … Continue reading Will Believing that Jesus Died for my Sin Save Me? Change Me?
People really want to hear that God is love. They want to hear about how God loves THEM. Why? Because I think the majority of the people in the world really do want to live right; they really do try. But when you're in a religious system that constantly pushes you to follow strict rules and laws, … Continue reading Knowing that God is Love
I have been reading a lot of material, mostly articles on the subject of grace, the grace of God. One thing I had not thought of very often in my Christian life was the oneness that we have with the Lord. Jesus once said that He and the Father are one. Not the same person, … Continue reading Christ And Me Are One