Category: Issues of Life

I Want To Be Happy

Is that wrong?  Why do I feel bad for saying that…?  Or is it just me who imagines that any desire to be happy that is expressed is often met with “happiness is not the goal”. Since when did happiness stop being the goal?  Did God call us […]

Musing on Sin, Death and Mercy

“And the children of Israel spake unto Moses, saying, Be hold we die, we perish, we all perish.  Whosoever cometh any thing near unto the tabernacle of the Lord shall die: shall we be consumed with dying?” (Num 17:12-13). I’ve been reading the Book of Numbers in the […]

The Magic Mirror

The Lord gave me a magic mirror, and told me that just when I need it, I could peer into it, and it would reveal secrets.  It would take me to a world where fantasy meets reality.  Where all life is meaningless and meaningful all at once. Whenever […]

Hell-Conscious

People often say Christians shouldn’t threaten unbelievers out of the road to hell…that it is wrong or unethical to preach hell to get them to accept Jesus as their only salvation.  It isn’t just the unbelieving who say this.  Many Believers think and say this too, with varying degrees of […]

The Law is for the Lawless

What does that mean?  Does it mean that the righteous don’t have a Law nor a need for one?  I believe by saying this, Paul was explaining the need for the Law, which is three fold: 1. To make sin and evil known (Rom 3:20); 2. To prevent […]