These pandemic days have me reliving my early years of motherhood. Though my children are older now, their never-ending company leaves me freshly aware of how much motherhood requires of me. As I try to pound out coherent thoughts on the keyboard, I do so with the sound of sibling arguments echoing in the background.
The holy grail of modern life is to achieve work/life balance. But despite millions of ‘new decade resolutions’ to that effect, the vast majority will fail miserably in 2020, making this year as miserable as last year for themselves and for those around them.
Episode 438 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about anxiety over raising children to trust God, predestination, losing your salvation, the difficulty of faith, and how to make sense of Jesus' words about persecution.
Episode 437 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about praying in the Spirit, witnessing to Mormons and Jehovah's Witnesses, worrying about eternity, whether we will have work in heaven, and blasphemy of the Holy Spirit.
Well, the most important thing here as elsewhere is to distinguish the law from the gospel. The law commands, but the gospel gives.
Episode 404 | Dr. Michael Horton and Adriel Sanchez answer questions about looking forward to the coming of Christ without falling into extremes, God’s unconditional love in the Old Testament, blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, seeing God the Father face-to-face, and if it's possible to be a Christian and addicted to alcohol.