When Did We Stop Fearing God?

Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you. C.S. Lewis portrayed Aslan the Lion as being kind, but not tame. The Chronicles of Narnia allegorically tell the Gospel story. Man tends to view God in one of two extremes – either He is a vengeful, angry God or a passive, loving God who allows everyone to win in the end. Yet God revealed Himself as being both a God of… Read More

When a Man Fights in Faith

And David said to Saul, “Let no man’s heart fail because of him. Your servant will go and fight with this Philistine.” (1 Samuel 17:32 ESV) Goliath was intimidating. Backed by the Philistine army, he came out every day for forty days to taunt and threaten the army of Israel. Fear paralyzes even warriors. The men of Israel, along with their King, Saul, were at an impasse. Their fear kept them from going any further. They were face to face with an enemy they weren’t confident they could defeat. So, rather than… Read More