POST PUBLISHED INFebruary, 2012
February 24th, 201203:40 PM ETOur Bible study has just begun a study of Job, the ancient book that deals with the age-old question of why there is suffering in the world. My understanding of suffering has evolved as I have come to believe that God will eventually eradicate all suffering from His creation. I hope that our study of Job will continue to shape my understanding of t...
February 15th, 201201:42 PM ETI can only imagine What it will be like When I walk By your side I can only imagine What my eyes will see When your face Is before me I can only imagine. (Bart Millard, 1999; recorded by MercyMe) The death of Bart Millard’s father prompted the singer to meditate about heaven and eventually to write the song “I Can Only Imagine,” in which h...
February 09th, 201201:04 PM ETIn “Reconciliation: The Heart of God’s Grand Plan for Creation,” I show the grand sweep of God’s purposes in Colossians 1:15–20. Speaking of “the Son he [the Father] loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins” (13, 14), Paul says, He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by him all ...
February 03rd, 201212:07 PM ETThree years ago, I wrote the draft of an essay called “What Are the Fruits of the Two Views: Eternal Damnation and Ultimate Restoration?” I was planning to do more research into church history to examine the consequences of these two belief systems at a societal/national level, but I have decided to save that topic for a later essay and just po...
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Challenging the Church to embrace God’s grand plan of reconciliation on every level—to be reconciled to God, to one another, and to ourselves
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