“If the Bible and history have taught us anything, it’s that God is notoriously uncooperative at our attempts at controlling Him.
We want to contain Him, institutionalize Him, and systematize Him so that we can ultimately understand, predict, and control Him. So, when the Lord does something unexpected, when He complicates our life or our world, it’s a reminder that control is an illusion. We never had it, and we never will.
That awareness is a gift.”~ Skye Jethani
“I recognize that many of us, as Christians, are hesitant to treat God’s Word as though it were a suspect or eyewitness statement that needs to be picked apart forensically. It almost seems to disrespect […]
“I realize that to say prayer is expected of us may make the children of a nonconformist, anti-authoritarian age bristle a bit. Those who have been brought under the authority of Christ and the Bible, […]
“The Bible will never be a living Book to us until we are convinced that God is articulate in His universe. To jump from a dead, impersonal world to a dogmatic Bible is too much […]
“Surely, we only have to be realistic and honest with ourselves to know how regularly we need to turn to the Bible. How often do we face problems, temptation and pressure? Every day! Then how […]
“It’s one thing to be unfamiliar with Scripture when you don’t own a Bible. It’s another thing when you have a bookshelf full.” ~ Donald Whitney
Is the Bible from the land of “make-believe”?