I feel for those experiencing same-sex desire who have been mistreated rather than loved. I am disappointed by Christians who endorse same-sex activity, but would have spoken the truth three years ago. I’m embarrassed by some of what my fellow believers are saying, and I cringe at what some supporters of gay marriage are arguing. This is by no means a detailed article.
I’m sure such a charge would be a surprise to my congregation. They’ve heard me preach on hell so many times that I wouldn’t be surprised if some of them bring coat hangers and marshmallows to our services waiting for the fire and brimstone to begin.
by Ron F. Hale Wearing a loosely fitted white dress with flowers in her long blonde hair —her words caught us by surprise. We were walking toward the Liberty Bowl in Memphis to hear Black Oak Arkansas band steal the show from the Three Dog Night. Approaching us, she said, “Jesus loves you, peace!” Shocked […]
According to the Calvinistic system of interpretation, all of humanity is born in such a condition (by God’s unchangeable eternal decree) where by they can read all the books offered up by the false religions of the world and accept them as truth, put their trust in their lies, and even affirm them as being divinely authored. But, mankind is born incapable of accepting or affirming the claims of Christianity unless causally determined to do so by irresistible spiritual means.
We love to “blame God” for some things that God did not order, and perhaps nowhere do we do so more consistently than when it comes to national leaders. But I want to question the assumptions on the commonly held belief that God selects kings, presidents, and other world leaders.