A poem about timing, provision and salvation.
We live in a dark world, but that path doesn’t need to lead us into darkness. God provides a way for us to walk in the light.
We need fathers to realize that responsibility does not end at conception. We need them to realize that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child — it’s the courage to raise one.
The Truth and Beauty by Andrew Klavan is a book you should read today. In it, the author looks at the way the truths of God revealed through classic literature can help us understand Him better.
‘Countries with McDonald’s within their borders do not go to war with other countries with McDonalds within their borders.’ – and other things that are no longer true.
Human beings are biased. We can’t help it. There are several things that contribute to this. Our upbringing and the information that we are taught by our environment contributes to our bias. Some cultures are based on class systems and unfortunately, it is normal in those cultures to teach people to judge others based on the classes they fall into. You may come from a culture like that. Some of you may experience bias and prejudice regularly in your daily life. People might judge you based on the country you are from or the color of your skin. Bias is but one way that sin manifests itself in the world today.
The biggest factors that determine how we answer this question can change, if you really want them to.
In spite of our imperfection, in spite of our sin, God loves us and our testimony to the world is of confident adopted children who should never doubt the continuing, never finishing love of our Heavenly Father. We live as those who are loved by the one who understands who we are at a deeper level than any human ever can.
James was the half-brother of Jesus. Jesus was his brother, but He became his savior.