For Christ-followers and those who want to be

Eternal Hell? What Kind of God Do We Have?

What Kind of God Do We Believe In? Jerry Nelson February 2023 The following is addressed to Christians who struggle with the concept of what happens to unbelievers when they die. This is not for those who do not believe in God or do not believe what God has declared in the Bible. The Problem: “What kind of God do we believe in?” seems to be the question some ask when considering the millions of people throughout history who have died or will die without knowing or trusting Christ?  The question is most troubling when the biblical teaching of “hell”…

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The Creative Love of God

“Human love, Martin Luther claims, is reactive: it responds to something intrinsically attractive in an object, which consequently draws it out. In other words, human love is attracted to what it first finds lovely. When a husband recalls the moment he fell in love with his wife, he remembers that he saw something intrinsically attractive within her – perhaps her physical beauty or her charming personality – and his heart was moved to love her. There was something in the object of his love that existed prior to his love and drew him toward her. This is the basic dynamic…

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A Blessing

“The Lord our God be with you, as he was with our fathers. May he not leave you or forsake you, that he may incline your hearts to him, to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments, his statutes, and his rules, which he commanded our fathers. Let these words of mine, with which I have pleaded before the Lord, be near to the Lord our God Day and night, and may he maintain me and my family as each day requires, that all the peoples of the earth may know that the Lord is God; there…

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