The misguided sovereignty of God belief where God is in control of everything that happens on earth destroys faith and makes today’s church ineffective.
Back in the Bible days a person’s name usually said something about that person’s character or destiny. This is why the many names of God are vitally important for us to see and understand. Each name of God reveals something about His character. At the same time, God’s names show us many different ways in
A while back I wrote an article explaining that God does not bring calamity. In response to that article, people keep bringing up Isaiah 45:7 over there in comments of that post. However it is a fair question because Isaiah 45:7 certainly appears to directly contradict what I’ve said in that article: I form the
Is God thankful? Have you ever thought about the question? Throughout the Bible we are encouraged, exhorted and instructed to be thankful. Twenty six times in the Psalms alone we are encouraged to give thanks. The Old Testament saints were constantly stopping to present offerings to the Lord to give him thanks for victories in
It is amazing to me how many people believe God is responsible for everything that happens in our world, both good and bad. Every time some major natural disaster happens, such as the tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma this week, I see people accusing God of inflicting horrible tragedy on people. They don’t realize
There are a lot of people who think that God is angry at mankind. These folks are always quick to pounce anytime a major disaster strikes and pronounce that it’s the result of God’s judgement. You can look at the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, various tsunamis, even the 9/11 attacks and see even prominent Christians