When God Answers in Questions

Job 38:4, “Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding.” God answering Job in his misery is my favourite section in the book. Like us, Job was asking why he was suffering and was demanding that God answer him. So, finally, God answers him, but not with…

How Meme of You: Trusting the Government

The meme on the right has some truth to it. If you look at history and examine how governments in the past have betrayed its people, one would be foolish to trust the government… at times. It is true that there is corruption in the government, but let’s be honest here: government is not entirely an unnecessary institution.…

Memoirs of A Pastor: Entry 73

*I have decided to share a choice few entries of my memoir.* April 17, 2017; 2124 hours I don’t think many people my age think much about marriage and children. Why get married? Why have children? Because it’s popular in society? Because it’s fashionable? That’s how it appears to me. Those my age are getting…

How Can We Have Peace in the Midst of Evil?

Yesterday was Palm Sunday, and we peaceably gathered with our congregations to remember Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem as King of Israel, to celebrate His Kingship today, and worship Him as the Prince of Peace. Yet it wasn’t peaceful for every Christian yesterday. In Egypt, two churches were attacked by suicide bombers for doing what we…

Great is His Faithfulness

2 Timothy 2:13, If we are faithless, He remains faithful, for He cannot deny Himself. Psalm 117:2, For great is His steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. Praise the LORD!” One of my favourite hymns in the Lutheran hymnal (LSB #809) is Great is Thy Faithfulness: Great is Thy faithfulness O God…

In God’s Hands

Psalm 31:14-15a, But I trust in You, O LORD; I say, “You are my God.” My times are in Your hand… Trusting God isn’t always easy, especially when we’re in ill health. When a loved one is suffering from cancer, it is easy to recite this psalm to them, but it’s not as easy for them…