Is there anything more absurd than having a pet rock, or an idol for a god? It may be funny to analogize a rock as a pet, but it's deadly serious to have dead things as gods.
"Drifting back to scripture, worship and prayer away from authored books and media?!" I don't think it's other than the spirit saying: don't be looking at those lovely pagan ideas so much.
God uses nature to show us who He is. It's everywhere in Scripture. And so, I've noticed that my dog's relationship with me is an allegory of my relationship with God. I am to Elsie as God is to me. Elsie is to me, like I am to God. I said in an earlier post... But it … Continue reading My Dog’s vocabulary is bigger than mine.
I've noticed that my dog's relationship with me is an allegory of my relationship with God.
Almost 2000 years ago in the following Scene: Pilate asks a question that is just as relevant today as it was then. "Jesus said, 'My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.' 'You … Continue reading Ultimate Truth. Is it different is 2015?
RE: An article online today discussing 12-step programs which asks: "Is the concept of a higher power obsolete?" For starters, my higher power has a name - Jesus. But leaving that aside, there is meat here to digest. Contemplation: How the enemy uses truthful means in a corrupt manner to dislodge faith. Satan uses doubt as his fulcrum. Ultimately … Continue reading Darts of Doubt – Addiction Science doesn’t need God
Jesus was fully God. And He was fully man. Somehow believers are able to suspend whatever it is that calls into question this doctrine. Or is it vain repetition of the principle that helps us avoid actually pondering this important fact? Not intending to follow that rabbit trail -- consider similar beliefs for a moment. … Continue reading Fully man, fully God