“The wonderful paradox, which lies beyond our understanding, is that the cross was simultaneously the outpouring of God’s anger and the outpouring of God’s love. For in his love for us, God was absorbing, in Christ, his anger against sin.”

Chris Wright (The God I Don’t Understand)


Here I Am!

Scattered throughout the Bible there have been men who have responded to the call of God by answering, “Here I am.” From the testing of Abraham in Genesis to the ministering of Ananias in Acts, these men have heard God call them and responded positively, obeying God’s command – even when it potentially could cost them dearly. These are real men of God, men who love God and seek to obey Him. These are great men to meditate on, their lives and character clearly demonstrate how to live for God. Continue reading

Making a Name For Yourself

People want to be remembered. People want to know that after they pass from this scene of time, their name will be passed on. Whether that be through fame and celebrity or by becoming  a household name, people want to know that in this life, their impact will be felt for generations. This is not new, this has not been invented in recent years but has been around since man left the Garden of Eden. The pyramids were built so everyone would know who the Pharaohs of Egypt were. The  wonders of the ancient world were early attempts of making sure people would remember the past and the people who shaped it. Continue reading