‘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.…

Embers

Sometimes a log which has burned in the fire is recovered from conflagration – it may sit without the flames for some time as a heat from within it smolders in unseen chambers below its charcoal surface. Sometimes we who have long been engulfed by our passions are dragged from our burnings into the cold…

Man of Constant Sorrows

‘Blessed are you when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.’ Ever get rejected?  Ever been maligned?  Ever had something…

Re-Defining ‘Church’ (pt. 3) ‘Church Governments’

1 Corinthians 12:28 And God hath set some in the church, first paid-staff, secondarily worship leaders, thirdly technical crew, after that class teachers, then administrative counselors, helps, governments, children workers. Of course the above is a major-misquote, but you’d almost think that the way church organizations in our day are run that the above verse must…