Being marginalized does not make anyone better or worse than anyone else—just different. In His sovereignty and providence, and for reasons unknown to us, God determines differences.
Love is a core attribute from which with other attributes such as grace, mercy, and kindness flow. It is a term that must be held in balance and understood in the context where it is used.
The term “creation” refers to the act by which God created everything. Miraculous creation by God is the major presupposition of the Bible and the foundational truth for all of Scripture. If God did not create then the rest of the Bible is irrelevant.
Our passion at Insight for Living Canada is getting the Word into the hands and hearts of people.
Insight for Living Canada is here to tell the Good News of Immanuel. God became like one of us to meet our deepest human need and take away the ache and emptiness of our loneliness.
When we sentimentalize the Christmas story we trivialize it. Unquestionably, family and giving gifts are good things. But these are things we have imbued into the story. If we think that is what the Christmas story is about we have seriously missed and minimized the meaning of Jesus’ birth. It was an event of eternal, cosmic proportions, not something to be reduced to a sentimental excuse for all kinds of excess.
Insight for Living Canada exists as a ministry at this time to communicate God’s Word so that people understand it, come to faith in Christ, and grow in their relationship with Him.
Are you assured of your salvation and if so, how? At the heart of these questions is the interplay between the objective truth of Scripture about the securing and security of your salvation versus the subjective experience of your feelings and fruit of salvation in your life.
If Jesus is doing what He said, why do we bash ourselves—His bride, His church? Why do we sing songs, write books, and preach sermons that attack His beloved and then think He is pleased that we do so? I know I wouldn’t be pleased if someone slandered my fiancé.