God blessed the Israelites. He chose them, rescued them, led them to the Promised Land, and protected them from their hostile neighbors. He provided them his Word and solid teachers. He loved them and led them in the way they should go. No other nation had such a relationship with the Creator and Sustainer of … More Big Questions in a Broken World
Paul poses a conditional statement. It is an “if-then” clause and comes with only two options: 1 Corinthians 15:14 And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain. If Christ has not been raised and is dead, then the Christian’s preaching and faith … More Realistic Optimism & Our Vain Existence
The Egyptians took great pride in seeing themselves as the sovereign superpower of the world. Their empire was vast, their military was dominant, their economy was booming, and their religion seemed profitable. However, the Egyptians were engaged in the painful process of re-education. They found themselves at war with a King with whom they could … More You Need a Better God?