Tag: God

  • Which Came First? Work or Sin

    Which Came First? Work or Sin

    Did work happen before or after the Fall of man? Is it a result of sin? God placed Adam and Eve in the Garden and gave them dominion over all that He had created (Gen. 1:26). To have dominion indicates rulership and stewardship, or the ability to make things better. Genesis 2:5 tells us that […]

  • Can We Teach the Grace of God to our Children?

    Can We Teach the Grace of God to our Children?

    A few months ago, I wrote a post on Christian SuperMom called Reflecting a Gracious God to our Children. In it, I wondered what tools we as parents could use to model the grace of God to our kids. I would like to follow this post up with a report and some new thoughts. I modeled […]

  • Read One More Verse

    Read One More Verse

    Often in Scripture, things are not as they seem at first glance. Unfortunately, too many of us stop with the first glance. We practice “Bible Roulette” and grab one verse at a time without considering what the author meant. Context is the tool for this in Bible study. This is the second most important principle […]

  • A God of Justice or Grace?

    A God of Justice or Grace?

    Is God a God of Justice or Grace? We often wrestle with these two seemingly opposite traits within our Father. Different Scriptures seem to show each perspective. Sometimes we feel like we are reading about two different gods who are at war. We usually end up choosing one at the expense of another. If there […]

  • Do We Protect our Kids from the Bible?

    Do We Protect our Kids from the Bible?

    How do we inspire a love for the Bible in our children, while dealing with its dark side? The people, events, and stories reflects topics we might not be ready to talk to our kids about. We read a Children’s Bible to our kids as well as allowing them to listen the NIV Audio Bible […]