Does God Delight in Misery?

Dirt Feet by Michael Douglas Bramwell 2009 (Creative Commons Attribution license) - flickr.com

In response to a recent post from the Hasten Home blog, a serious question was presented.  It is a question that it seems is not all that uncommon and which certainly deserves an answer.  The question is namely this: “Doesn’t God … CLICK to continue…

That Guy with the Talking Donkey, Part 5 (conclusion)

Balaam’s course was leading him in the wrong direction.  God spoke to Him directly, He spoke to him through Balaam’s donkey, He gave him the prophetic gift denouncing his own course, and yet Balaam persisted.  And for what?  The dim … CLICK to continue…

That Guy with the Talking Donkey, Part 4

What was Balaam thinking!  He could have had no doubt what God’s will was and yet he was persisting in seeking his own will.  His repeated line was “I have to say what God puts in my mouth—but maybe He … CLICK to continue…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

herb's new green leaves growing at base of last year's decayed branches

Spring is an amazing time of year.  Where before, all evidences were of decay and death, new life appears in the strength and vigor of youth. For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the … CLICK to continue…

The Perfect Crime

The perfect crime.  According to dictionary.com’s first definition, “crime” is “an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited”; while probably the … CLICK to continue…