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Bringing Home the Faith (third installment)

Here’s a good way to feel more at ease with God: thank him. Don’t think about this too much, just make a point throughout the day to stop what you’re doing or thinking and say (in your head or out loud), “thank you.” At first it will be a bit of an effort. But like any new friendship you’ve got to put in the time and effort. Soon the day will come when you just naturally talk to God and you feel comfortable conversing with him at all times of the day. Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Faith (second installment)

Here’s what I’ve learned about God’s perspective: He loves us so much that giving up His life in order to save us from our sins is a sacrifice worth making. This is the purest form of love – and only God is capable of it. The Greek word for it is agapé. It means to love without self-interest. It’s a kind of love we’ve probably never really experienced before and it demonstrates for us that God will stop at nothing to win us back, no matter the cost to Him. Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Faith (first installment)

My point is this: if you want to explore faith in God do not set up standards or pre-conditions He must meet. It’s important we try to discover God’s point of view, and set aside ours, at least for the moment. If we insist that belief in God must not conflict with what our laws of science or nature say is possible, or must be dependent upon either finding no objection to anything in the Bible or the behavior of all Christians acceptable, we won’t get anywhere… Continue reading

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