Monthly Archives: July 2018

How our suffering Glorifies God

  See the link where John Piper preached the same message at a different venue – see the written text of his message. https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/how-our-suffering-glorifies-the-greatness-of-the-grace-of-god Advertisements

Posted in Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, Suffering and God's Sovereignty

Make War on your own self-pity and temptation to sulk

“Make War on your urge to sulk” by John Piper One of the reasons John Piper is such a blessing to me (and to so many) is that he is so honest and real about his own sinful tendencies; and also … Continue reading

Posted in Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth | 1 Comment

Empires and Missions (19th & early 20th century missions) (expanded on July 30)

A very interesting lesson from church history, by Robert Godfrey of Ligonier Ministries. https://renewingyourmind.org/2018/07/28/empires-and-missions Here are some notes I made:  (with expansion on July 30) Empires and Missions Robert Godfrey Late 19th and Early 20th century. As Empires spread, so … Continue reading

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15 Early Church Christians who used the word “Trinity” before 325 AD

Posted in Apologetics, church history, The doctrine of the Trinity, The rule of Faith, Theology, Theology of God | 6 Comments

The True God, the Holy Trinity, is relational, and helps us understand our need for relationship.

Here is my response and interaction with an article at Triablogue: “Christianity is a relationship, not a religion.” Interesting. Why are relationship issues only a “feminine issue” ? or why is that “a rather feminine view of Christianity?” You are … Continue reading

Posted in Relationship with Jesus Christ, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, The doctrine of the Trinity, Theology, Truth, worship | 5 Comments

You cannot figure out God

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
“You can’t figure out God. Christianity is not true because it works. In many cases, it does not work. That is to say, it does not solve all of the problems that we think…

Posted in Eternal Life, Faith, Hope, Perseverance, Salvation, Sanctification/Holy living, Spiritual growth, Truth

Ahmed Deedat rebuked and refuted by one verse

Revelation 1:18 Jesus Christ said “I was dead, and now I am alive forevermore – into eternity”.  I will never forget in 1986, first hearing a debate between Josh McDowell & the famous Muslim debater and showman, Ahmed Deedat.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Islam, Muslims, The Atonement of Christ, Truth