Have you ever wondered why God uses plural pronouns for Himself in Genesis 1:26? This podcast takes a look at this verse, summarizes the eight common views on these plural pronouns, and then proposes a ninth view for your consideration.
Everybody wants God to show up and prove He exists once and for all. But instead, God seems to hide from us. But there is a good reason that God hides. The reason is because He loves us and wants us to love Him in return. This post explains more.
People sometimes ask me why I believe in God. I used to say that belief in God is the only option that makes any sense. Now, however, I also add that belief in God is the only way that helps me understand and live this life.
You probably know that God loves you. You hear it in sermons. Read it in books. See it on bumper stickers. But did you know that God also likes you? Yes, He does! He wants to hang out with you, get to know you, and be on a first-name basis with you. You are the famous person God has always wanted to know.
You and I can forgive others without requiring them to shed their blood. So why do some Christians teach that God requires the shedding of blood in order to forgive us? One reason is because of Hebrews 9:22 which says that without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness of sins. But the text does not teach what most people think it teaches. This post gives 10 reasons why Hebrews 9:22 does not teach that the shedding of blood is required for the forgiveness of sins.