Tag Archives: belief

The Crucible

As many readers are aware, I had a collision with an automobile in June (while riding my bicycle) that could easily have resulted in my death. I wrote about it here not long after it happened, before I fully realized … Continue reading

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What is Truth? A Reader’s Challenge

A reader named Charlie wrote with his thoughts about my last post, “The Age of Slumber:” Good post. I’ve been reading an even more eloquent version of the same ideas from Timothy Keller called Reason for God.

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Friendship with God

From God to Us Some would argue that not everyone seeks friendship from God. What about atheists? What about people who just want God to leave them alone to live their lives the way they see fit? First, I don’t … Continue reading

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Portable Sunshine

“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not yet seen.” –Hebrews 11:1  It’s a beautiful day. I’m gritting my teeth as I write this. Declaring this day beautiful is roughly the equivalent of looking around … Continue reading

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Prayer, Part 2

“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.”     –Dorothy Bernard As far as I have been able to discern, there are two main reasons to pray: 1) To enjoy intimacy with God by communicating with Him, and 2) … Continue reading

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God as a Last Resort

Sometimes I wonder how God restrains Himself. So often people consider turning to Him only after every other alternative has been exhausted. 

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