Catechism Mondays: Week 5

Q: What else did God create? A: God created all things by his powerful Word, and all his creation was very good; everything flourished under his loving rule.  "And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good." Genesis 1:31 The first passage that always comes to mind when I think … Continue reading Catechism Mondays: Week 5

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Catechism Mondays: Week 4

Q: How and why did God create us?  A: God created us male and female in his own image to know him, love him, live with him, and glorify. And it is right that we who were created by God should live to his glory.  "So God created man in his own image, in the … Continue reading Catechism Mondays: Week 4

Catechism Mondays: Week 3

Q: How many persons are there in God? A: There are three persons in the one true and living God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They are the same in substance, equal in power and glory.  "The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of … Continue reading Catechism Mondays: Week 3

Catechism Mondays: Week 2

Q: What is God? A: God is the creator, and sustainer of everyone and everything. He is eternal, infinite, and unchangeable in his power and perfection, goodness, and glory, wisdom, justice, and truth. Nothing happens except through him and by his will. "There is none like you among the gods, O Lord, nor are there … Continue reading Catechism Mondays: Week 2

Catechism Mondays: Week 1

Q: What is our only hope in life and death? A: That we are not our own but belong, body and soul, both in life and death to God and to our Savior Jesus Christ.  "For none of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. For if we live, we live … Continue reading Catechism Mondays: Week 1

On Twenty-Five Years

Today is my twenty-fifth birthday. I have officially lived for a quarter of century. I know, right?? Twenty-five years feels like forever and nothing at all at the same time. Like I've lived forever and for no time at all. I am still at the point in my life where the majority of my time … Continue reading On Twenty-Five Years

Book Review: Surprised By Joy

Surprised by Joy by C. S. Lewis is one of those books that is a "reread" for me this year. I love this book. Lewis has been one of my favorite writers since I was a child, listening to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe being read to me for the first time. Lewis has a knack for … Continue reading Book Review: Surprised By Joy

Just As He Promised

The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified. He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the place where He was lying" (Matthew 28:5-6). He is risen! Today is one of my favorite days … Continue reading Just As He Promised

Legalists, Liberals, and Mark 7

Have you ever been accused of being a Pharisee? I have. Well, sort of. There's no way I'd be able to find the Twitter conversation now (I tend to not bookmark or screenshot these things), but in a debate a few months ago (I know, I know, breaking my own rule), my unwavering stance on … Continue reading Legalists, Liberals, and Mark 7

Why the Gospel Matters

I've been talking a lot recently about making sure you have good theology, why obedience to God matters, and more. I have even more theology and real life related posts coming, including a two-parter on submission (it's really truly coming I promise!!). But before I move forward, I want to take a step or two … Continue reading Why the Gospel Matters