Does He want us to believe the right things or act the right way? Is His primary concern that we believe the right doctrine or that we behave the way he created us to behave? Does He want us to hold to and defend until death the “correct” teaching about Him? Or is God more concerned with how we choose to live our lives?
Think about it before you gather up the kindling to burn me alive for the heretic that you think I am.
Mother Teresa or John Calvin?
Does it please God more when we give ourselves to study every facet of his character, diving into the deep end of the pool to contemplate God in all his ways or when we devote our lives to living according to those ways? Put another way, do you think that God was more pleased with John Calvin Read the rest of this entry
If history is any indicator, then a sinful nature is not the only thing we inherited from Adam as this comic depicts.
Keith Green. His music was the soundtrack of my early Christian walk. His lyrics inspired me not only to follow Christ more faithfully, but to go into pastoral ministry. And that was AFTER his tragic death. Most people who have been walking with Christ 20+ years nod their heads in agreement when his name and christian music are mentioned in the same sentence. He was such a tremendous blessing to the body. I don’t know anyone in the CCM scene that even remotely comes close to him.
I recently came across an album of his (while slumming at The Goodwill!) I bought the album called “So You Wanna Go Back To Egypt…”, because it reminded me of the stark difference between today’s Christian Music business that is all about profits, and not quality lyrics, and Keith Green. I have uploaded a picture of the album cover. You will find it at the bottom of this post. I have also included a live video of Keith singing “Your Love Broke Through.” Notice the words on the bottom right… Read the rest of this entry