God uses Oppression to draw you to Him; Repentance is a gift of grace.

How do we make proper sense of plagues and disasters when they come? Are they always temporal punishments? Afflictions are not always temporal punishments. Sometimes they can be temporal punishments or natural consequences for specific sin but more importantly afflictions are consequence for general sin, which is used to call us closer to God. It …

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The Joy in Writing

“We are writing this so that our joy may be complete.” 1 John 1:4 The sentence first struck me as odd as I contemplated its meaning. I didn't even notice it this morning during my hour and a half botched attempt at meditation. 4:45 am, nothing. 5:20 a.m, nothing. Slow steady cursor, nothing. I was …

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