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Christ Died for Whom?

Bible students throughout church history have debated whether Christ died to provide salvation for the world, or to those who would be saved. I prefer to avoid the logical arguments of competing theological systems in favor of a more simple,…

Life is Like a Dickens Novel

It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known. - Sydney Carton This famous line marks the end of the masterful novel, A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. If…

Accepting Paradox in Theology

Certain aspects of theology invite greater measures of debate and careful thought. One of my professors called these topics the "sticky wickets" of theology. The theological relationship between the sovereignty of God and the responsibility…

Trusting God for Tomorrow

What will the Wall Street Journal headlines be tomorrow? Will the S&P 500 index rise or fall? Will I wake up healthy or ill? Will I encounter a personal tragedy or experience a remarkable blessing? Ask any conceivable question about…