"If God is our father, the church is our mother." The words are those of the Swiss Reformer John Calvin ... it is as impossible, unnecessary, and undesirable to be a Christian all by yourself as it is to be a newborn baby all by yourself.
Tag Archives: Faith
( Adapted from a page by Atheists of Silicon Valley. ) This is adapted from an atheist website. It points out how ridiculously absurd some of the arguments for God’s existence actually are. Fellow believers, please don’t take offense — I just … Continue reading
Some believe that we are saved by our faith alone. But “faith” does not just mean “belief” in God or that Jesus is the Son of God. If that were true, according to the Bible, then the devil himself would … Continue reading
Anyone who persists with any of the illogically unscientific notions that: The universe is more than just a spontaneous accident; Anything is greater than the sum of its parts; There is true meaning or purpose to anything; Guilt is more … Continue reading
I believe we all suffer to some degree. What I’m beginning to realize is that faith does not necessarily minimize our pain but it does tend to minimize its personal importance.
I don’t think that there is any such thing as absolute or perfect faith for us mere mortals. Otherwise, it would be called certainty. Faith has value (to us) because it is something we must continually work on to perfect. … Continue reading