More than you can endure?

Another common and well-meaning misuse of scripture occurs when people claim “God will not allow you to face anything that you cannot endure.” This claim is used to comfort those going through tough times. It’s a nice thought, … Continue reading

Why Doesn’t God Just Smite Sinners?

I’ve gone back to Ecclesiastes for my devotional time in the mornings. This morning I read chapter 8, verse 11 (LEB), “Because sentence against an evil deed is not carried out quickly, the heart of humans fills up within … Continue reading

Temptation as Curse and as Blessing

The issue of temptation is deeply rooted in Christian faith and ethics. We have a strong view of morality and believe temptation to sin to be our common lot. Scripture teaches we are all guilty of sin (Rom … Continue reading