Why Do Things Have To Die?

Why Do Things Have To Die?

God never intended for man to die.  In fact He never intended for anything to die, but because of the rebellion of satan, death had to come in as judgment on mankind. God had placed two trees in the center of the garden of Eden.  He commanded man not to eat of one of...
Why Am I Having So Much Trouble?

Why Am I Having So Much Trouble?

When I was a child, a day was a very long thing.  After breakfast we had hours to play outside before being called home for lunch, and this repeated in the afternoon.  Time moved slower then, or so it seemed.  I remember long evenings when the family would sit outside...
I Just Can’t Forgive That, Can I?

I Just Can’t Forgive That, Can I?

Life is hard.  It is just a fact.  And sometimes it can start being hard at a very early age.  Before we are even equipped with the tools to know how to fight to defend ourselves, we have been wronged, deeply hurt.  And sometimes the pain goes on and on. The world is...
If I Am Forgiven, Why Do I Still Feel So Bad?

If I Am Forgiven, Why Do I Still Feel So Bad?

Why is it that after a Christian has sinned, and truly repented, they may continue to “feel guilty”?  Some may say they can’t forgive themselves, but this is probably not the case.  The forgiveness of God brings such joy and relief initially, there is no reason to...
What If This Problem Won’t go Away?

What If This Problem Won’t go Away?

Maybe it is a health issue where there is no cure, or perhaps that there is no clear diagnosis.  It could be a relationship, such as that with a  brother or sister, or even a parent, that just doesn’t seem to work well.  We cannot choose those in our immediate family,...