Forgiveness, Grace and Reconciliation to God

In this, the final of three blogs about forgiveness, grace and reconciliation to God, I dedicate this to those of you who may still harbor doubts about the totality of your forgiveness. I have a nick name for y’all : “Yeah Buters  😛 ”. While reading all those words,...

Maintaining our Relationship with God Despite Guilt

In the last blog, we saw that all sins create a wall between God and us, and we breech that spiritual Berlin Wall whenever we go to God, and seek His forgiveness. Here, we will look at some of the “big sins” we perhaps practiced in the past Galatians 5:19 Now the...

Bad guilt and Good guilt

We may never had any personal contact, but there is something 100% correct, which I know about you. According to the Bible, you are a sinner, as am I.  But the fact that sin is universal, does not diminish its severity, nor its harm to our soul and to the soul of...

Curse God and Die

How many of us have heard or seen someone say something like this “I am an atheist because if God existed, He could have stopped this tragedy in my life, if He really loved me”? That is not an unusual viewpoint because in the oldest book of the Bible, the wife of Job...

Being Baptized

Denise and I are unique when it comes to baptism; we are baptized three times. Our first baptisms were in our home churches, Denise in a Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, and me in a Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. Our second baptisms were in a Mennonite church...