Seeds of Heaven

1 Cor 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. Mark 4:26-28 So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; 27 And should sleep,…

Authority or Control?

Bruce Lee said that mastering kung fu was ‘being water.’  The water takes the shape of the container it is poured into… it flows passively through the paths of least resistance… and in its very passivity is its power. Water is fully passive, yet immensely powerful.  It can flow in overwhelming currents, sweep across landscapes,…

The Thanksgiving Story in Brief

Nearly 400 years ago a group of Europeans landed in Virginia. These Europeans were not slave owners, and held no plans to conquer the continent. Most of them were Protestants escaping the extreme persecution of the church of England. All of them were Christians. Though they held varying theological perspectives they unified, and governed themselves…

‘Trinity’, or ‘Godhead’…?

Is God three, or is God one?  Let me begin by saying that I do not like to use terms that are unbiblical to determine biblical concepts.  Thus, while I am a Christian, I do not like the term ‘Trinity,’ or the phrase ‘God in three PERSONS’ because neither of these are actually biblical terminology. …

Elihu, and the Redemption of Job

I recently made a post which introduced this thought, called: Entropy – Why God, the Universe, and Pain Exist I mentioned, just briefly, the book of Job, and this prophet Elihu. The book of Job is, perhaps, one of the most difficult books of the bible for most Christians to read.  To the casual observer,…

Entropy – Why God, the Universe, and Pain Exist

en·tro·py [ˈentrəpē] NOUN entropies (plural noun) physics a thermodynamic quantity representing the unavailability of a system’s thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work, often interpreted as the degree of disorder or randomness in the system. lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder Entropy is a law of thermodynamics.  I am not a physicist,…

Where is our Faith?

Where is your faith? I spend a great deal of time looking for Jesus.  I look for Jesus through the annals of history – I seek to find Him at work not only in the bible, but throughout time.  Jesus is alive  today, and He sits enthroned in the heavens, actively presiding over His church.…