Christian Spirituality

Hears voices, fancies ladies, and enjoys cask ales too much: a kind word for this friend of Jesus?

I just got in the below email. I hope you can find it in your heart to offer our young friend here a kind word and a bit of fellowship, for which she had the courage to ask.

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The triune nature of God explained in four sentences

The idea that God is the ultimate hat trick—that he Father, Son, and Holy Spirit all at once—is something that has always confused and challenged Christians and everyone else with a normal, binary-style brain. But a look at the opening of the Gospel According to John perfectly explicates the triune nature of God:

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A Christian pop quiz

Got this in: I really love your website and articles. I have a few questions.

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All God, Always

Good morning! So lately I’ve received a few emails asking about my weekly e-newsletter, John’s Prayer for the Week, which is … well, a prayer I send out at the beginning of each week to those who’ve subscribed to that newsletter.

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The rational genius of Christianity

So lately we’ve been discussing God and human suffering, God and evil, God and “natural” evil, and a Christianity that works.

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How can I believe in God, when so many innocent people suffer?

The question people most often ask me is, “How can I believe in God, when so many innocent people suffer?” Those who ask it typically want to believe in God, but feel that the fact of innocents suffering leaves them no choice but to remain in their skepticism.

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