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“Not to Know About God, to Know God” – Why God Withholds

Lately I have been pondering another aspect of the goodness of God, in an effort to better understand His perfect character. I cannot help but to think that God’s goodness is largely displayed by what He withholds from us. I realize that this may seem a difficult concept to accept, because we tend to consider […]

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“Not to Know About God, to Know God” – God is Good, Always

Recently, a particular phrase caught my attention as a friend and I discussed our college-aged children and their acceptance into the first universities of their choice. Not surprisingly, I had just heard the same phrase used in church on a recent Sunday – following the announcement of an entirely different kind of blessing. The phrase […]

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Sanctification Happens

What is Sanctification and Is it Happening to Me? To be sanctified means (a) to be set apart for God’s will and purposes (b) to be made holy, pure, or sacred or (c) to become perfect in function. Sanctification is a theological term that often puzzles people. This is possibly because in different translations of […]

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How Does The Bible Explain Grace?

Let us attempt to understand what grace is by first considering what it is not. We will look at what scripture has to say about the nature of grace, which is commonly defined as God’s undeserved favor towards mankind. Grace is not dependent on or related to anything that people do This means that the […]

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What the Bible Says About Redemption

Let’s talk Redemption Let us consider a special transaction involving three elements – a business man, a customer, and a mutually beneficial deal between them. The business man has an item that the customer wants. He is eager to provide this item in satisfaction of his customer’s desire. The customer wants to obtain the item […]

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The Bible And The Transcendence Of God

The meaning of the word “transcend” in the English dictionary describes rising above, going further, triumphing over, being more, or extending beyond conventionallimits. When we use this term in connection with God, we are acknowledging and recognizing that He is completely beyond what we can imagine, understand or comprehend. Let’s explore what scripture has to […]