Seeking meaning to the our pain and suffering and standing witness to the world around us is our greatest challenge in seeking a divine absoulute. We ask why and here Vince tries to offer an answer
Hating father and mother? Didn’t the Lord say that we were to honor our father and our mother (Exodus 20:12)? Hating wife and children? Doesn’t Paul tell husbands to love their wives–the way that Christ loved the Church (Ephesians 5:25)?
Life after death, on its own, does not bring hope. Forgiveness brings hope. Christ brings hope. And I believe, because I was there to see it, that Christ can be found with a simple heartfelt prayer.
Herman Melville, once wrote, “Not till we know, that one grief outweighs ten thousand joys, will we become what Christianity is striving to make us.” I don’t know what Melville was thinking when he wrote those words. Perhaps he was remembering those words in the Wisdom Literature that “it is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting” because “the heart of fools is in the house of mirth” (Eccl. 7:2, 4).
the three components that define happiness according to this study are relationship, meaning, and security. In a world that constantly tries to project power, pleasure, and more pleasure as indispensable to human happiness, this may well offer a refreshing counter-perspective.
Throughout the New Testament it is clear that the advent referred to is an event that will bring this world as we know it to a decisive close. It is the consummation of the age, and it is difficult to see how we can do without the idea of this consummation. Jesus is to come from heaven,
The mention of man’s disobedience, his base refusal to accept the Gospel, causes the mind to travel back to the story of the fall in Paradise. As a result of this fall Adam and Eve had been refused access to the tree of life (Gen. 3:24), and the wrath of God had been visited upon mankind.
many argue that making God the source of objective value solves nothing because it creates a dilemma fatal to
What is it about music that can awake one out of catatonic state and can instantly carry us back to a time and memory etched in our minds long ago? Sacks says that music is processed in multiple centers of the brain, more even than language.
Come and listen. Hear the reality to the truth for there can only be one.