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“It Was His Choice”

Robin Williams just committed suicide and Facebook comes alive with all sorts of comments. It was his CHOICE comes screaming up on the page hi-lighting the confusion many believers face in knowing how to reconcile the use of their free will and the choices they make. This issue must be addressed. Placing blame and making […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? – PART 7

The Gospel Of Guilt Or Grace Because we associate the Law with God, and sin with breaking the Law, and breaking the Law with the wrath of God, every time we sin we feel like we are making God mad. Not realizing that Jesus Christ has already fulfilled the demands of the Law by Himself, […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? – PART 6

Faith V.S. Feelings The options for justice are limited for the unbeliever. Their desire for the restoration of fairness becomes a matter of revenge that pushes them to take matters into their own hands. For the believer, the restoration of justice begins with forgiveness and ends with turning the matters in question over to the […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? – PART 5

God Plus Me Many people do not consider the possibility of spiritual warfare as a valid premise in explaining things that happen to them in their world. But, if we refuse to acknowledge the battle between God and Satan as a fundamental fact, then nothing that happens in life or its constant onslaught of problems […]

To Christmas Or Not To Christmas PART 3

Let us “be diligent to present ourselves approved to God, a worker that does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth,” (II Tim. 3:15). There are some things that are innately evil, and dedicated to the purposes of evil. These are clearly forbidden by God in His Word and are not […]

To Christmas Or Not To Christmas – That Is The Question

Dear Friends of Jesus,  Thank you for taking a few moments to read this.   In recent years we have battled to keep Christ in Christmas, determined not to switch out greetings of “Merry Christmas” for “Happy Holidays”. Now we are faced with a new dilemma: Is Christmas really a time when Christians should be […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? – PART 4

The Anatomy of Bitterness Against God Why is life so “unfair”? Why are so many things in life, “just wrong”!? Why do the bad things often seem to out weigh the good?  And, how can a “good God” let all these bad things keep happening; like injustice and unanswered prayers and abused children? When nothing […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? – PART 3

Putting The Devil Back Into The Equation As we have eluded to in parts 1 and 2, to make any sense out of the senseless things that happen to people, we must put the Devil back into the equation. For too many generations the Enemy has tried to obscure himself and his doings in the […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? – PART 2

Free Will and The Great Deception I will digress here for a few moments to set up the back story on sin: This is exactly what Eve said when God asked her what happened in the garden. She said “the Serpent deceived me, and I ate”, (Genesis 3:13). What she answered was absolutely true, though […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People? PART I

Why Do Good People Suffer Along With Bad People? How can a good God who is all knowing and all powerful let these bad things happen to innocent people? How is He not guilty of wrong doing himself in such a case? And how does even asking these questions not put us in jeopardy of […]

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