How suffering works…

Howsuffering works ILLUS Naaman and slave girl Sovereignty – what God wants to happen, big picture  Providence – how he intersects &  interconnect things to bring about His Sovereignty  ILLUS David’s friends      DANIEL 3      12 But there are some Jews whom you have set over the affairs of the province of Babylon—Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego—who … Read more

The Question of sufFering

Conversing w/ Atheists… (5) why / how suffering? Pt1 ————-      1 Peter 3. Give reason Hinduism Buddhism       Problem off suffering …. SPECTRIM Elijah vs Job 1 Kings 19:5 INTENTIONAL      GENESIS 3 Why didn’t God create world w/o suffering?       What would that look like?    Video / Giver  speech  SAMENESS The GIVER …. … Read more

Abiogenesis – Can life spring from non-life?

Abiogenesis: Conversations with Atheist and Agnostics       A-Theo.     A-Gnoso Review “I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd.” – John 10:16 Matt 28:20 John 3:16 Definition – Abiogenesis       A-Bio-Genesis   … Read more

Responding to Atheists, agnostics, & nones

Responding to ….. Intro : GO INTO ALL THE WORLD…. NEITHER JEW nor GENTILE When making His covenant with Abraham, God told him that he would be the father of “many nations.” (Genesis 17:3-7) “I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; … Read more

When was the 1st Thanksgiving ?

Thanksgiving  Happy Thanksgiving…. Biden – thanksgiving proclamation 2021                   Blessings from …… Blessed: a favor or gift bestowed by God, thereby bringing happiness, involving God’s favor upon a person. Regan – thanksgiving proclamation 1987            Psalm 35 ——- Abraham Lincoln  Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 … Read more

CompetitIve Faith – 2 Timothy 2:1-5

FAITH & God – Competitive Foundation Verses 2:1-3       BE STRONG in Jesus Christ       ENTRUST teaching to reliables                 For reliables to teach       JOIN in Suffering Vs 5 competing  “Similarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor’s crown(G) except by … Read more

Why Teach? – 2 TimoThy

2 Tim 1 Why Teach??     Love & Caring     Part of something bigger than yourself     Important (Harvard) Harvard University was founded in 1636 with the intention of establishing a school to train Christian ministers. In accordance with that vision, Harvard’s “Rules and Precepts,” adopted in 1646, stated (original spelling and Scriptural references retained): … Read more

Grace & Faith combined

Words in combination change meaning  Put book UP WITH this on shelf OR Put UP WITH hid attitude Charis = Grace Pistis = faith  —————— What is Grace? What is faith? DEAD…. 2 And [a]you [b]were dead [c]in your offenses and sins, 2 in which you previously walked according to the [d]course of this world, according to the … Read more