Category Archives: God’s control

How great is our God!

Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name. But who am I,… Continue reading

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Wisdom for trials and suffering

“He knows the way he takes,” even if for the moment we do not. Perhaps God is preparing us for forms of service of which at present we have no inkling. Continue reading

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The Almighty has terrified me

Trusting in the goodness of God’s providential hand even when I can’t see it. Continue reading

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Does God control weather?

Sooner or later, someone will ask how God relates to things we call natural disaster? And how should God’s protection be understood? Continue reading

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Knit together in my mother’s womb

Let’s pause and reflect on truth from Scripture before entering the abortion debate. Continue reading

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America – a place to live or to die?

It seems like all our public places are vulnerable. Grade schools, universities, theaters, malls, workplaces, churches, grocery stores… Many foreigners have begun to view America, not as a place to live, but a place to die.  Continue reading

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Does God control everything?

Does God have a plan that will conquer what feels like the chaos of human history? If God has control over everything, is he not a cosmic puppeteer pulling our strings when he wants us to dance? Continue reading

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God knit us together

The truths in this psalm do not exist in empty theory. They must be understood in the complexities of life in a fallen world Continue reading

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Blaming God for the evil in the world?

Why do we so strongly oppose evil and long for a world without it? 
Why do we cry foul? 
Why do we long for a lost Paradise? 
Why do we even think in terms of good and evil? Continue reading

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God’s dispositional will

This dimension of God’s will reveals that God is not inwardly disposed to or delighted by… Continue reading

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