Freedom from guilt, fear and regrets leads to peace

“When we feel down it’s usually because of some unwritten, unspoken rules inside us being broken… These unwritten, unspoken rules that we struggle to abide by fall under our personal definition of “normal”… Rules breed expectations and expectations are disappointments waiting to happen… We have “ideas” of how things are “supposed” to be and these…

[Book Review] “God’s Grammar” by Mick Mooney

God’s grace never changes Reconciling our past and future. As a noun, it is the liberating truth Moving endlessly as a verb Marvellous as an adjective Amazingly so as an adverb Reigning for all eternity. Real love is unconditional Universal and inclusive Love keeps no records of wrongs. Etched in this novel is that glimpse…

Grace versus Death Penalty

Someone recently wrote in a post in Facebook: “How can someone claim to be a grace preacher and still be in favor of the death penalty? It’s a total contradiction. I believe it’s time to make this very clear. If we preach grace, then we need to be consistent. Grace & death are poles apart….

Some thoughts about rightly dividing the word of truth

There is a question in Yahoo Answers asking about rightly dividing the word of truth. The asker quoted a number of verses from various translations of the Bible, though it can be hard for us to make a connection to the verses, except only perhaps himself. It can be unpredictable as to where he is…

Grace Triumphs Over Karma, Just As Mercy Triumphs Over Judgment

I came across an interesting article about Grace wins in the end. I thought the title reminds me of Rob Bell’s book Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived. The article presents a universalist perspective on the topic of grace versus karma – I find it…

The true beauty of revelation

The word “revelation” means “unveiling”. Many of us know that the book of Revelation is the last book of the Bible. But what many of us tend to forget or overlook is that it is a book of signs or symbols. (Revelation 1:1) The book is about the end of the old era and the…

Are heaven and hell real places? Where is Jesus’ body today?

In a video message, a pastor claimed that that heaven and hell are real places, not metaphors. He said that Jesus described “hell” as having fire that is not quenched and worm that does not die. He also asked a question: If heaven is a metaphor, then where is Jesus’ present physical resurrected body today?…