Posts tagged with ‘Satan’

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Elephant In the Room

by Ladd

The Sutherland Springs shootings have left a long, deep scrape across the heart of America. Regardless of our spiritual beliefs or lack of them, everyone was deeply and emotionally stunned that such an atrocity could happen within a house of worship on a peaceful Sunday morning. Inevitably questions arose—where was God in all this? How […]

The True Temple

by Ladd
sky clouds

The Temple was where Heaven and Earth met for the Jews. They understood the Temple to be the dwelling place of God. They didn’t believe that God lived primarily in heaven and only occasionally popped into the Temple. The temple was His home. The problem, however, was that with the building of the new Temple […]

The Unfailing Faithfulness of God!

by Ladd
tree and fog

I’ve been thinking a great deal about the faithfulness of God lately and how the Bible is really all about Him. I know, we tend to make it about “us” and our salvation but it is really about the wonder, grace, compassion, and goodness of God who has never given up on us. In the […]

Is God Mad at You?

by Ladd
face in tree

We spend a great deal of time writing about the love of God on this blog and I find it interesting how many people find that mystifying. To them God is wrathful, revengeful, an exacting judge ready to zap them for the smallest of infractions. How have we come to see God this way? Why […]

God, Where Are You In All This Mess?

by Ladd

I would like to share a few thoughts with you from a broadcast I listened to from the Voice of the Martyrs then next blog we will pick up our study into 2 Corinthians 5:17-21. This podcast was an interview with a Christian who works in Muslim countries and had some amazing stories to share […]

The Only Way You Can Commit the Unpardonable Sin Is…

by Ladd

“ ‘Truly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men and whatever blasphemies they utter; but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin’—for they had said, ‘He has an unclean spirit.’ “ Mark 3:28-30  There is another mention of the “unpardonable […]

Satan’s Big Lie

by Ladd

Satan’s big lie is to tell us that God loves us when we are good. The flip side would then have to be that God doesn’t love us when we are bad. God’s love is thus conditional based upon our performance. When bad things happen to us we therefore believe that we have somehow been […]

A Significant Twist

by Ladd

It is the night of the Passover. Moses has made it clear to every family that tonight the final plague is to fall on Egypt. And in order to protect themselves from the Angel of Death who will soon sweep across the country they must kill a lamb, and place its blood on the doorposts […]