The End of the Great Depression

There was nothing more to said, nothing more to be heard, because even the words of the wise were vain and meaningless.
And then something happened that had never happened before… Here, finally, in the fullness of time, was something new, something that that was not vanity and a chasing after the wind… God does not do meaningless things.

The Great Depression (part 1)

“The hand of the Lord was on me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and placed me in the midst of the valley, and it was full of bones. He made me walk all around among them. I realized there were a great many bones in the valley and they were very dry… Then he said to me, “Son of man, these bones are all the house of Israel. Look, they are saying, ‘Our bones are dry, our hope has perished; we are cut off.’”

CS Lewis & “What Let Go and Let God” really means

You aren’t letting go of the steering wheel: you’re letting go of the steering *will*.
CS Lewis put it this way: “The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is to hand over your whole self—all your wishes and precautions—to Christ… The Christian way is different: harder, and easier… Hand over the whole natural self, all the desires which you think innocent as well as the ones you think wicked—the whole outfit. I will give you a new self instead. In fact, I will give you Myself… […]

Link: “Gender, Sex, and Bathrooms”

But for the Christian, gender is not a moral category. It is not a civil right. It is a fact of creation…and we should be thankful for it.

Consider the unique way that God used a specific gender to save the world. God sent His Son into the world to be born of a woman. Not to be silly about it, but Jesus wasn’t hatched […]

Mother’s Day Disappointment

He didn’t take her on a date. He didn’t play board games with the family. The list goes on and on, different offenses to match each individual’s preferences.

But what if the offending spouse had done everything she desired for the perfect Mother’s Day? Would that really have been […]


The following post appears at OrthoCuban’s blog. You may read the full post there.  This doctrine of glorification is a basic Christian doctrine, found in the Bible (compare Biblical references affirming that “when we […]