Tag: Rest

Witness Well

When Christ’s history becomes our history

Sometimes a Christian will explain their faith journey as “walking in Christ.” For many of us, however, our walk seems more like a crawl. Even then, we miss the point God is trying to teach us in Scriptures.  In Galatians 2:20 we read, “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives …

The most reasonable thing to do is believe in Christ

Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain in what we do not see. Scientific facts rest on evidence. Our human senses grasp the evidence and we come to believe that fact. Faith goes a step further. I think it is safe to say that there is always a “leap” to believe in anything. A risk …

Why did Jesus have to die for us?

I am not able to adequately explain how Jesus is both God and man to satisfy human reason, nor convince scientifically how His death pardons me. However, in this one act, God redeemed the whole world. God, the perfect Judge, passed out a sentence for all of man’s crimes (sins). Jesus, by being sinless and entirely innocent, satisfied …

If God is loving, why does He allow suffering?

As a result of sin, our world suffers and we suffer the consequences. Nobody likes to suffer, because its intensely painful. Even though we take great pains to achieve comfort, there are times when we can’t avoid suffering. With that in mind, let me ask you a question. What is the main point of our lives? The Bible tells …

Since God is loving and in control of all things, why does he allow bad things to happen?

Questions like these become very difficult, especially when they can become so personal. How does one comfort a grieving mother with the words “God is in control” when she has just lost a young daughter in a car crash?  You can’t.  We can only offer words based on the faith and hope that all will …