Category: Contemplating Life

The Christian Foundation for the Highest Human Ideals

The Christian Foundation for the Highest Human Ideals

The doctrine that we are created in the image of God gives a solid foundation for human freedom and moral significance. We do not have to resort to an irrational upper-story leap [from "fact- based science" to "value-based morality/ethics"]. Given the starting point of a personal God, our own personhood is completely explicable...The Christian worldview … Continue reading The Christian Foundation for the Highest Human Ideals

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Are You Texting God?

Have you ever texted God? You know, when you send up a quick prayer in the middle of something else, like you'd text a friend. "Hey, God, I can't find my keys and we have to leave in 5 minutes.  Please give me clarity!!"  "God, You are so good!! Thank you!!"  "How do I reach … Continue reading Are You Texting God?

The Shedding of Perfect Blood

The Shedding of Perfect Blood

"In fact, according to the Torah, almost everything is purified with blood; indeed, without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins." Hebrews 9:22 CJB I often forget that it should have been my blood shed upon the cross.  But my blood couldn't have atoned for my sin, because I am not a spotless lamb, … Continue reading The Shedding of Perfect Blood