It has been an ancient question: Which comes first, the chicken or the egg? Genesis records God speaking forth birds on the fifth day, and my childhood pictorial Bible shows no eggs in the Garden of Eden. However, I suppose the Sovereign Creator could speak forth an egg that is immediately hatched. Frankly, I am not sure, but at this point I am going with the chicken … More Entirely Forgiven, I Eagerly Confess; Entirely Forgiven, I Eagerly Forgive
Sometimes, the relationship between the minister and his congregation can be quite thrilling. Through the faithful proclamation of God’s Word, converts are made, children are discipled, leaders are built, prodigals return, marriages are saved, families are improved, the consequences of sin are abated, lay-led ministries abound, local cultures are transformed, congregational size grows, buildings are built, and … More Where did all the preachers go, and what did you do to them?
Bad is not good. Good is not bad. It is not good to be bad. It is not good to do bad. However, it is good that there is bad. By this point in the Jesus’ story, the Savior has been crucified and resurrected. Additionally, he has ascended to Heaven where he is enjoying communion with the … More It is Good that there is Bad