I am sure that we all pray that beloved non-believing people - family members, friends, neighbors and colleagues - give God a chance. Each of them represents a point of view about God. Is the God you imagine the triune God revealed in Jesus? How can we help them to know this God in a deeply personal way? King David wrote, "Taste and see that the Lord is kind!" (Ps 34,9 NGÜ). How can we help them to respond to this invitation? This is not a marketing gimmick - David points to the profound truth that God makes himself known to anyone who seeks Him. He invites us to a resilient, life-changing relationship ...Read more ➜
In his letter to the Romans, Paul asks the rhetorical question, "Who wants to separate us from the love of Christ? Tribulation or fear or persecution or hunger or nakedness or danger or sword? "(Rom 8,35).
It really can not separate us from Christ's love, which is clearly shown to us here, as we can read in the following verses: "For I am certain that neither death nor life, neither angels nor powers nor powers, neither present nor future neither high nor low nor any other creature can divorce us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus, our Lord "(Rom 8,38-39).
We can not be separated from the love of God because He always loves us. He loves us, whether we are well or ...Read more ➜
Everyone has an idea of right and wrong, and everyone has already done something wrong, even according to their own ideas. "To err is human," says a well-known proverb. Everyone has once disappointed a friend, broken a promise, hurt someone else's feelings. Everyone knows guilt.
Therefore people do not want to have anything to do with God. They do not want a day of judgment because they know that they can not stand before God with a clear conscience. They know they ought to obey him, but they also know that they have not. They are ashamed and feel guilty. How can their debt be redeemed? How to cleanse the consciousness? "Forgiveness is divine," concludes the ...Read more ➜