Category: Theology

Understanding Different Uses of the Word ‘Faith’

I recently updated the tagline of my other blog to include the word ‘faith’. As I thought about that word, I felt it would be good subject matter for a blog post to clarify what I, and others, are often trying to convey when… Continue Reading “Understanding Different Uses of the Word ‘Faith’”

Every Blade of Grass

Field of grass

Lord God, I am deeply awed by Your wisdom and prowess and creativity; how You have been unfolding a plan for creation longer than I am aware of or could possibly comprehend. There are no words that could describe Your incredible skill when it… Continue Reading “Every Blade of Grass”

The Futility of Human Toil

Farmer on land

I made great works. I built houses and planted vineyards for myself. I made myself gardens and parks, and planted in them all kinds of fruit trees. I made myself pools from which to water the forest of growing trees. I bought male and… Continue Reading “The Futility of Human Toil”

Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an

Man in mosque

On several occasions in the past I have owned copies of the Qur’an, but read very little of it. This is because the translation from Arabic into English was very poor. Actually, I should note that to use the word “translation” when referring to… Continue Reading “Thoughts After Reading the Qur’an”

Lean Not on Your Own Understanding

Man praying upwards

Good morning, friends. Today I simply want to remind you of the truth that God is in control of everything that happens in creation. If you’re feeling anxious or troubled, remember that God knows the whereabouts of every speck of dust in the Universe,… Continue Reading “Lean Not on Your Own Understanding”