Tag: suffering

Creation and Humility

IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH – Genesis 1:1 WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I LAID THE FOUNDATION OF THE EARTH? TELL ME, IF YOU HAVE UNDERSTANDING. WHO DETERMINED ITS MEASUREMENTS – SURELY YOU KNOW! OR WHO STRETCHED THE LINE UPON IT? ON WHAT WERE ITS BASES SUNK, OR WHO LAID IT’S…

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Jesus is my Lead Story

Louie Giglio recently gave a message talking about the vision and values Passion City Church has. I really liked the first one: Jesus is our lead story! I wanted to sum up some of the key take away points for me: The enemy will be content if Jesus remains the “lead story” for the Church…

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Why suffering and why sin?

I recently came across an answer to this question that I honestly don’t think I’ve heard before. At it’s come from John Piper’s recent book ‘Providence’: ‘There are, no doubt, countless wise and holy reasons God plans to permit sin…[one of these is] that God’s ultimate aim in creation and providence is to display the…

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Lord, don’t you care!

Earlier this week I was struggling to do my workout. I just did not want to do it. So instead I spent a long time thinking about writing up a new workout plan instead. Perhaps I needed to go for another P90x run through…then I thought about how I’d need a new pull up bar…so…

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