“…for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find” (Rom. 7:18b). In part 1 of this series we gave some general thoughts concerning the truth of this verse, and in part 2 we discussed the first half of the verse: the will or inner desire to … Continue reading The Will of God and the Means to Do it (Part 3)
It seems common for some to think that hardship in a believer's life means God is "punishing" that person for some secret (or public) sin. Although this is a possibility as I hope to show, it isn't the only reason for suffering in the life of a believer. First it's important to understand that a "believer," … Continue reading Reasons for Hardship
Some time ago in the course of a normal conversation, someone affirmed that God had set Sunday apart to be a day of rest (a sabbath) and so they had planned a great time for themselves to garden and watch football or whatever it was. At the time I agreed that it sounded pretty good (and it still … Continue reading What’s this Sabbath all about?