Do What You Know.

I recently read Jeremy Treat’s book God’s Will for my Life: A Theology of Decision Making. It is very short, very practical, and, I think, a helpful guide to helping you make decisions in God’s will. Here is an excerpt. He is referring to a graphic in the...

“None shall find God’s promise vain”

A hymn for Saturday morning, by Isaac Watts: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath; and when my voice is lost in death, praise shall employ my nobler powers. My days of praise shall ne’er be past, while life, and thought, and being last, or...

The struggle will be perfected by God.

Is God going to use human effort to fix the world? And if the answer is no, does that mean we shouldn’t do any good in the world? Oden: “The Renewed Destiny of the Cosmos” The purpose of God in redemption is not merely to prolong creation quantitatively [i.e....

“Countering Simplistic Historical Optimism”

Is there a lot of uncertainty today? What should we expect as history moves forward? Should we be optimistic because things are moving forward and our technology is getting so good that it will eventually solve our problems? Thomas Oden summarizes the Bible’s...