The word militant means "vigorously active and aggressive, especially in support of a cause; engaged in warfare; fighting." We see examples of militancy in different segments of our world today. Radical Islam is militant as it seeks to kill infidels and spread extremism. The new atheism is militant in its attack on believers and belief in God. What we have seen in the union uprising in Wisconsin … Continue reading Should Christians Be Militant?
“If we are faithless, he remains faithful—for he cannot deny himself.” (2 Timothy 2:13 ESV) Unfaithfulness abounds in our world today. Marriages are shattered over unfaithfulness to wedding vows. Promises and contracts are broken because people are no longer true to their word. Christians say that they love God with all their heart, soul, and mind … Continue reading Faithful to the Faithless
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.” (Philippians 4:4 ESV) An unhappy Christian is a contradiction. This is not because a Christian's life is free from unhappy things. The downers of life - things like sorrow, suffering , stress, trials, etc. - are just as real for the Christian as anyone else. Unhappy things can … Continue reading Unyielding Happiness
“Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” (Psalm 73:25-26 ESV) "Life stinks!" This is one of many colorful phrases people use to describe a negative attitude … Continue reading Slaying a Sour Attitude