If God is good, why is there evil?

If God is Good, Why is there Evil?

If God is good, why is there evil? There is no simple answer to this question which itself is an argument that some atheists use to deny the existence of God. Conversely, Christians argue that Adam’s sin brought evil into the world. The serpent who was in the Garden bringing...

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Illegal Jews: Why the World Hates Jewish People

In the second century in Cyprus, it was illegal for a person to be Jewish. This was mere decades after the Roman destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD followed by Hadrian selling the land to the Gentiles in 135 AD. If it was illegal to be Jewish, where could they...

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Very Merry

A Very Merry ______mas To You!

A Very Merry ______mas To You! Johnson County Kentucky Superintendent of Schools, a Mr. Salyer, being a good government employee sent out a directive that censored from an elementary school play the ______mas story as recorded in the Gospel of Luke. It was “Charlie Brown’s ______mas” that had the Bible...

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Whatever Happened to Swaddling Clothes?

“Strips of cloths.”  Are you kidding me?  What’s wrong with “swaddling clothes?” When I was a small boy my mother would make bandages of strips of cloths.  She would take an old sheet or some other discarded material, tear it into approximately one inch strips, and bind up our wounds. ...

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Does God Really Love Me?

For decades George Beverly Shea sang for Billy Graham in his crusades.  Considering the response to the gospel message that he witnessed night after night for many years, Shea commented on “the wonder of it all.”  Later, he wrote a song which expressed more specifically “the wonder that God loves...

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Who Are You Quoting?

On reading a reputable Christian author, I noticed that several of the quotations he used were from very ungodly sources.  These quotations were used to bolster his points, to give his arguments strength, and elevate his presentation. The people he quoted were his authorities, at least on the particular point...

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I Felt the Darkness

It was Thursday.  It was also a day of darkness; a horror of darkness.  I had come back into the hospital because the wound from a recent surgery was not healing.  The initial biopsy report looked good.  But there was the final report looming at any time.  That Thursday I...

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Discovering Love

How can two people who say they love each other so much that they will promise to forsake all others for their whole lives, come to the place where they get a divorce and don’t want to see or be reminded of one another?  The news is replete with stories...

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“Houston, we have a (Lying) problem!”

Just days after the voters in Houston, TX rejected a bill that would have forced public restrooms to allow men to use women’s bathrooms under the guise of somehow feeling ladylike that day, came this almost unbelievable story from that problematic city: “Two daycare workers have been fired for refusing...

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The Invitation

The Invitation

The invitation was hers, unmistakably hers.  She had it and held on to it.  Amazingly, it was from the King’s Son; a personal invitation: “Come to Me.”  It was almost too good to be true.  Why not accept it?  It was for her, just the way she was.  It had...

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