Category: Gospel

Peace in Korea? Time will tell

North Korea has a history of evil and tyranny. They starve and persecute their own people. They have a horrible record on human rights. It’s a totalitarian police state. The Korean War was fought from […]

No, heaven will not be boring

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Originally published in a slightly modified form November 21, 2016

In Randy Alcorn’s wonderful book, “Heaven,” he tells a story of an English minister who was asked by a colleague what he expected after death. The man replied: “Well, if it comes to that, I suppose I shall enter into eternal bliss, but I really wish you wouldn’t bring up such depressing subjects.”

Our views of heaven are too lowly. In life, things often times leave us disappointed.

A movie looks hilarious in the previews….and then you see the movie and realize every funny scene was basically shown in the preview. People rave about a restaurant, and you think it’s just ok. We vote for a politician who we think will fix things, and they disappoint.

Not man’s gospel

Originally published January 18, 2017

In Paul’s letter to the Galatians, he says “For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man’s gospel” (Galatians 1:11).

That is one of the most fundamental misunderstandings that 21st century American society has with Christianity.

It is not man’s gospel.