Monthly Archives: September 2017

God Helps Those Who . . .

“God helps those who help themselves” As with all the sayings we are examining each week, this one is open to various interpretations. If the implication is that God only helps those who help themselves, then it is certainly not consistent … Continue reading

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God’s Perfect Will

“Finding God’s Perfect Will” Sincere and devout Christians often wrestle with trying to find God’s “perfect will” for their lives. They have heard that being within this perfect will of God brings the full goodness of what God intends for … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Make Mistakes

“God Doesn’t Make Mistakes” Someone suggested examining this statement, which I’ve heard applied both to situations and people, though maybe you’ve heard it used in other ways. In one sense the statement is clearly true — God does not go … Continue reading

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The Word “Christian”

How we use the word  “Christian”. Instead of looking at a specific saying this week I want to examine the common practice of using the word Christian as a adjective. We label many things as Christian: bookstores, music and movies, … Continue reading

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