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Thoughts About God · 1d ago

Hard wired for greatness

Reducing people to something 1less than humans (such as holding someone as a political or emotional prisoner or hostage) isn't tolerated long by those being abused.  Why? Because we are imag...
Thoughts About God · 4d ago

Offenders and offended

God abhors evil (wrong doing) because he loves those it harms. He hates precisely because he loves first. This same love moves God to be patient with us in our wrong doing and the harm we ca...
Thoughts About God · 1W ago

Shifting hope

We get frustrated (or angry) with the struggles of life because intuitively we know pain and struggle is not what we were originally created for. We were ultimately created for a relationshi...
Thoughts About God · 1W ago

Eternal progression

Being finite and being untrusting (unbelieving) are not the same. A key aspect of unbelief is refusing to recognize the reality of our limitations or that of the worlds. e.g. Adam was told h...
Thoughts About God · 3W ago

The essence of God's life (and therefore ours)

The below thoughts are inspired by Kyle Strobel's comments from an interview with Tony Reinke as Kyle reflects on insights from Jonathan Edwards. For the full interview click here  BeatificG...
Thoughts About God · 3W ago

great effort or great faith...opposites?

The question isn't whether diligent effort brings great results; it is what drives our effort i.e. why do we act. Do we act for God's honor or our own? Great results never comes without grea...
Thoughts About God · 1M ago

Maturity

Maturity is marked by a tension of an increasing awareness* Of the total extent of our brokenness i.e. our persistent tendency to try and be our own god and make life work without God. * Tha...
Thoughts About God · 1M ago

Starting in the Spirit, ending in the flesh.

To operate in the flesh is acting to get love/approval/acceptance.To operate in the Spirit is acting to give love because we already have it in Christ. If we are in Christ we already have Go...
Thoughts About God · 1M ago

two ways we experience God's love

We experience the love of God in two ways. When...1.   We behold the God of love in our times of meditation and worship (private or corporate) and  2.   We live his love out i.e. when we liv...
Thoughts About God · 1M ago

but I am just telling you the truth...

What is the way of Christ? What does it primarily consist of? For many it is the only true way as well the way of truth. And this would be correct. Christ said, "I am the way, the truth and ...