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Dear Muslim Friend (a re-post of what I originally posted on 12/26/2008)

Posted in Apologetics on Tue, Nov 24 2015 - 06:58 PM

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Dear Muslim, I've heard that Allah is a god who is hard to please. That he's easily angered. That he is fickle - he changes his mind often. I believe in, pray to, and worship a God who is easily pleased. A person needs only to exercise faith in Him to please Him. He is slow to anger. Patient. Longsuffering. He loves all humankind as a...

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Dear Muslim Friend

Posted in Theology on Fri, Dec 26 2008 - 12:52 AM

Dear Muslim,I've heard that Allah is a god who is hard to please. That he's easily angered. That he is fickle - he changes his mind often.I believe in, pray to, and worship a God who is easily pleased. A person needs only to exercise faith in Him to please Him. He is slow to anger. Patient. Longsuffering. He loves all humankind as a father loves...

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Loving the Unlovely

Posted in Theology on Tue, Jul 04 2006 - 06:42 AM

I should post something patriotic... Instead let me post these thoughts (continuing the theme of love) which I wrote down about three weeks ago:It is so easy to love the lovely, the beautiful, the unblemished, the whole, the righteous.It is harder and there is great personal risk in loving the unlovely, the scarred, the blemished, the broken, the...

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Love Your Neighbor

Posted in Theology on Thu, Apr 27 2006 - 10:19 PM

I've been thinking about when the pharisees sought to trip up the Lord with their questioning: "Master, which is the great commandment in the law?" He, with infinite wisdom, replied, "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the...

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Blessed Assurance

Posted in Theology on Wed, Feb 01 2006 - 12:38 AM

Assurance comes from daily living out your faith in hope.*How does one live out his faith? By making choices that prove in thought, word and deed that he trusts Almighty God. There is no other way to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey!It's a struggle at first. Oh, what joy - what assurance - comes afterward!* This thought came to me at the...

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