Apologetics

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The Apostles Creed: “I Believe in God the Father Almighty”

by Wayne Lin

This starts a new series by our worship leader, Tyler Cowden, on the Apostles Creed. Be blessed by his writings….   The early Christian confession of belief in God—especially belief in one almighty God—was no less controversial (or necessary) in the late Roman Empire than it is today in the West. There is a sense, […]

Christian Suffering, Part 4: Patient Endurance Finds Favor with God

by Wayne Lin

Until now I have emphasized the fact that because of our inherent sinfulness, there is a sense in which we actually deserve any and all suffering that we may experience. However, there is also a very real sense in which Christians endure undeserved, unjust suffering, even being punished for doing what is right. God has […]

Christian Suffering, Part 3: The Righteous Shall Live by Faith

by Wayne Lin

This is part 3 of the five part blog on Christian suffering by Emily Moore… What is faith? Sometimes, because Protestant Christians tend to focus on salvation by faith alone, we limit our definition of faith to receiving Jesus Christ as your Savior in a one-time conversion experience. However, Christians are called to live their […]

Christian Suffering, Part. 2: Redemption is Better

by Wayne Lin

This is part 2 of Emily Moore’s essay on suffering… This statement implies a basis of comparison.  Would it be better if suffering and evil had never entered the world, and we lived in a state of perfect innocence before God?  Bring to mind the Garden of Eden, Paradise, the beauty of creation and an […]

Suffering

by Wayne Lin

This post is only Part 1 of a five part series on suffering. This is written by our own Emily Moore.  If God is both sovereign and wholly good, how can He allow His children to suffer?  Scripture asserts that God is in complete control of the universe, even suffering.  Nothing happens that He does […]