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Life Update: Quarantine, Health Issues, More Back Pain

A lot has happened since I've written a post. I have mainly been posting on instagram, because I find it way easier and convenient to be able to post everything from my phone. But I needed a break from holding... Continue Reading →

The Hope We Have in Jesus Christ

Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you unblemished in His glorious presence, with great joy—to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, dominion, and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all time, and now, and for all eternity. Amen. Jude 1:24-25 If there... Continue Reading →

C.S. Lewis on Predestination

Gospel & Gratitude

What does C.S. Lewis think about the controversial theme of predestination? With his characteristic wit, he brings a refreshing perspective to the issue.

“On Calvinism, both the statement that our final destination is already settled and the view that it still may be either Heaven or hell, seem to me to imply the ultimate reality of Time, which I don’t believe in. The controversy is one I can’t join on either side for I think that in the real (timeless) world it is meaningless…All that Calvinist question — Free-Will and Predestination, is to my mind undiscussable, insoluble. Of course (say us) if a man repents God will accept him. Ah yes, (say they) but the fact of his repenting shows that God has already moved him to do so. This at any rate leaves us with the fact that in any concrete case the question never arrives as a practical one…

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Verse of the Day: Isaiah 66:2

"But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word." Isaiah 66:2   What does it mean to be humble and contrite in spirit? What does it... Continue Reading →

The Profound Mystery of Christ and the Church

"Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. This mystery is profound, and I am saying it refers to Christ and the church." Ephesians 5:31-31  ... Continue Reading →

“But For Me, it is Good to Be Near God…”

"But for me, it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge, that I may tell of all your works." Psalm 73:28 It just started snowing this morning, but I am warm inside with... Continue Reading →

Free From All, Yet Servant To All

"For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, that I may win more of them." 1 Cor 9:19 I have always loved this verse. It paints such a beautiful, yet convicting picture for me.... Continue Reading →

Verse of the Day: First Corinthians 2:2

"For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified." 1 Cor. 2:2 Sometimes I make things too complicated. I put too much pressure on myself to be perfect, to write the right words. I have... Continue Reading →

The Lord is Able: An Open Letter to Kanye

"Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand." Romans 14:10   The... Continue Reading →

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