Tag: sin

The Woman Caught in Adultery

Woman looking down

They went each to his own house, but Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. The scribes and the Pharisees brought… Continue Reading “The Woman Caught in Adultery”

God is the Cause of Both ‘Evil’ and ‘Sin’

A hand holding an apple

For today’s post in my Praise and Prose series, I’d like to discuss how our use of language might change in order to reflect the truth that God is in control of everything that happens which Christians (and people of other faiths) describe as… Continue Reading “God is the Cause of Both ‘Evil’ and ‘Sin’”

The Ice Cream Dilemma (poll)

Woman holding a tub of ice cream

My last few posts have been rather heavy in terms of the subject matter, so today I thought I’d lighten the mood a little with a hopefully thought-provoking poll. Here’s a real life scenario: It’s been a hard day at work and I’m feeling… Continue Reading “The Ice Cream Dilemma (poll)”

The Myth of the Fall (video)

Hi everyone! This week’s video is the seventeenth in my Deep Thoughts About God series. The subject today is the Christian idea of the fall of man. I discuss whether, in reality, it’s possible for anything (or anyone) to live in a state that… Continue Reading “The Myth of the Fall (video)”

The Confusion of Calvinism

A painting of John Calvin holding a book

I’m subscribed to the Desiring God mailing list and I often read John Piper answering questions about Christian doctrine from curious believers. While I don’t think that peddling the term ‘Christian Hedonism’ is necessarily helpful, I appreciate Piper’s lengthy ministry, his biblical knowledge, and… Continue Reading “The Confusion of Calvinism”