Articles Tagged 'Punishment'

The Gift We Really Need

The Gift We Really Need

So watcha asking for this Christmas?

Cathy Messecar reminds us what we need most at Christmas and that only God can give us what humanity and our broken world cannot give.

Love and Fear

Love and Fear

Do we run toward God or run from him?

We don't have to live in fear of God, waiting for him to zap us when we make a mistake. Yes, our God is a just God who will punish sin. But for those of us who seek him, who enter into a relationship with him, he is merciful and good. His love frees us fr

The Long Wait

The Long Wait

Aren't you glad Christmas is coming even on Thanksgiving?

Phil Ware talks about how important it is that Thanksgiving is followed by Christmas and he shares a personal story to remind us it is true!

The Fuss over Hell

The Fuss over Hell

What's all the discussion about hell these days?

Rubel Shelly weighs in on hell and reminds us that there is something like it and it is separation from all that God is and blesses us with.

Letter from a Thief

Letter from a Thief

What do you do when you've truly wronged someone else?

A return of money from a thief reminds us that we must seek to right the wrongs we've committed.

Our Motivation

Our Motivation

Old farmer wisdom strikes again?

While heaven and hell, punishment and reward, may be motivation for our behavior, eventually God wants us to be motivated by love.