When you come to realize that this universe and all that is in it is the work of a loving God and not the result of billions of random, cosmic accidents that came from a complete void in space, then you begin to realize that there must be a reason that this universe and all other things exists. What was God’s reason in creating the universe and all other things, including you?
God created the universe and all that is in it so that He could have a people of His own who genuinely believed in His existence and wanted to know him who loved Him and who wanted to be with Him forever. Continue Reading →
Fathers have a critical role in the family. The father sets the tone for the family and especially his children. It is the leadership of the Father that has the most impact on his kids. God gives the father some specific instructions on how he is to lovingly raise his children so that they grow up with a healthy respect for their dad.
Consider these instructions in this single verse.
Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your children to anger – do not exasperate them to resentment – but rear them tenderly in the training and discipline and the counsel and admonition of the Lord. Continue Reading →
Life in this world can be really hard, especially for single moms. Decisions made in the moment can cause lifelong challenges and continual regret that even the strongest struggle with. And forgiveness for past mistakes does not change the reality that you have to live with. A wise man once said, “Life is unfair.” How true.
These harsh realities make life unbearable at times. Think of the single mother who has to do it all by herself. Continue Reading →
Is God for real? In the world today, this is a serious question. It is a common belief that there is no God and all things are the result of an evolutionary process that took place over billions of years. This view teaches that from a complete void in space, the universe, solar system, Earth, mankind and the spark of life all came from absolutely nothing. In other words, something came from nothing and order triumphed over chaos. Continue Reading →