Why is War a Part of Religion?

Since man has walked the earth, he has fought over religion – the first murderer’s evil thoughts festered because his offering displeased God (Gen 4). Cain may have been the first to murder over religion, but he is far from the last – from the Crusades to the Spanish Inquisition to the Salem witch trials […]

God in Three Persons

One of the earliest controversies to erupt in early Christianity centered around the Trinity. The basic question boiled down to this: “If there is but one God and Christ is God, what is the relationship of Christ to the Father?” Early Christians answered that question in a variety of ways, and some were fairly close […]

Where Was God on 9/11?

It was the worst attack in American history, and it burned into our brains a series of heartbreaking images that will stay with us forever—the Twin Towers falling, the Pentagon exploding, Flight 93 crashing into the ground, a firefighter carrying away a flag-draped victim, the twisted rubble of Ground Zero. But, the dreadful events of […]

God is Spirit

Thinking about God is an important undertaking. A. W. Tozer said, “Were we able to extract from any man a complete answer to the question, ‘What comes into your mind when you think about God?’ we might predict with certainty the spiritual future of that man.” J. I. Packer wrote, “Disregard the study of God, […]

God is Powerful

On March 5, 1979, what was called “the most powerful burst of energy ever recorded” occurred. The event was described by a scientist as follows: “The burst of gamma radiation picked up by the satellites lasted for only one tenth of a second. But in that brief instant it emitted as much energy as the […]