THE PATH LESS TRAVELLED Urgency. When we hear that word, we picture intensity and an attitudinal hastiness in spirit. What would cause this urgency in someone, and what is the worth behind it? When we believe in something so strongly, it isn’t uncommon for that belief to galvanize us to do something in response. What… Read More Losing Religious Fear: Leaving A Bigger Impact
A PERSONAL POINT OF VIEW An essential underlying question about Jesus that isn’t commonly propounded to the inquisitive, erudite atheist, or the open-minded agnostic, is—-is there any part of us that wants to believe Jesus was God? Would it be off-putting to believe such a thing? Is it the science behind God in human form that… Read More Do We Want to Believe Jesus was God?
After so much objection and rejection of Christianity throughout the ages, one might think there is something to discuss: What is the truth behind this Jesus, for so much hate, acrimony, sacrifice, humility, and transformation to follow? We don’t hear so much resistance about Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, or other religions. We don’t hear people rejecting… Read More Man-made or God-inspired?
One of the most obvious and prominent theological contentions unbelievers have is why faith in Jesus is so important: why not just believe in being a good person, or just believe in a Higher Power? What does life have to do with Jesus? JESUS’S RELEVANT DIVINITY Following how the Bible teaches that the only way to… Read More Why Does it Have to be Jesus?
LOVING OURSELVES BY RECEIVING GOD’S LOVE Loving yourself is not selfish. Loving yourself requires as much humility as the reverence in seeing yourself the way God sees you. Many tend to lean in the opposite direction, capitalizing on the notion that loving ourselves should be most important above everything else. This leads to a selfish… Read More Being The Miracle To Others That God Is To Us All
I feel the ineffable joy of the Lord running through my veins. It’s so powerful that tears are coming to my eyes. I can’t maintain it and I won’t try to. Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior, Messiah of my life, the Ruler of my decisions, and the reason for every ounce of hope… Read More Christian Ecstasy, Ineffable Joy, and Jesus the Lord
CAREFREE = TRUST, IN WHO? Sometimes, trusting ourselves can be hard. Having a difficult time trusting ourselves can also have an impact on our trust in God, whether for better or worse. If you’re a Christian, you may understand that trusting in God is most difficult when we have a hard time surrendering our fear… Read More Living In the Freedom of Trusting God