If God is loving, why couldn’t he just forgive everyone instead of putting his Son through all that suffering to make atonement for sin?
Often this verse is used as a source of encouragement, and it is one of the most “liked” verses in the Bible. I remember hearing this verse often in Bible studies back in college and reading it in a daily devotional. Sadly, though, it has become just another cliché Christian phrase that is repeated in Christian circles.
At Christmas time, Christians celebrate the first coming (advent) of Jesus is birth. Ever since Jesus was resurrected and he ascended to heaven, Christians have been wondering when their Lord will return. In the book of Acts, two men in white robes console the disciples after Jesus has disappeared into the clouds: And while […]
People often ask us what the Core Christianity is all about. Since it has been a year now that we have been writing for Core Christianity, the staff thought it would be helpful to share with you, our readers, a little bit about our inside discussions, our goals, and our hopes.
Grace is not an extreme makeover. Grace is not therapy. Grace is not a shot of espresso for a pick-me-up. Grace is not something we can make happen by following a certain number of steps. Grace is not possible by following a how-to-manual. Grace does not happen because we conjure it. No, grace is something completely different. It’s disruptive.