Thinking of Beauty

by Doy Moyer “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” There is some truth to this as is evidenced by the different tastes people have in art, music, decor, fashion, etc. However, “beauty” as a deeper concept must have a foundation that is more objective and not merely subjective desire. When we say that…

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Seeking God

A series of lessons presented by Doy Moyer of Temple Terrace, Florida. May 22-25, 2022 Develop Your Mind for God Resurrection and the Christian Submission in Jesus (Ladies Class taught by Laurie Moyer) Truth about Truth Knowing the Will of God Trembling at God’s Word As Though He Needed Anything

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Metaphors for God

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalms 18:1-19   I.         Figures of speech have long been used in communicating ideas.             A.        Prior to the modern usage of font styles, the content of the text itself called the reader’s attention to what was important.             B.        Figures of speech grabs your attention because they depart from the usual rules of grammar…

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God Revealed

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Revelation 15:1-6   I.         In the beginning, Adam and Eve had fellowship with God             A.        God directly interacted with His creation – Genesis 2:15-22             B.        He walked in the garden – Genesis 3:8             C.        But they had sinned and that sin – separated them from God – Genesis 3:22-24             D.        That has remained true -…

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Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Ecclesiastes 1:3-11   I.         The world seems to be constantly changing.             A.        The one constant seems to be the turmoil             B.        The change is rarely beneficial             C.        Early in the last century a blind poetess, Jennie Wilson, wrote a reminder to us that the world changes but God does not II.        Men are unreliable guides…

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Is God as active with mankind as He was in the Old Testament?

Question: Is God the Father as active with us as He was in the Old Testament? Answer: “God, after He spoke long ago to the fathers in the prophets in many portions and in many ways, in these last days has spoken to us in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, through…

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Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

by Jefferson David Tant One of the frequent questions I get, often from young people, is “If there is a God, why is there so much evil in the world? Why do we have children starving in Africa? Why are women raped and murdered by marauding men? Why are innocent people mowed down by a…

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The evil in this world makes me want to be a Buddhist

Question: I read your response to the person asking questions about theodicy. I don’t feel you did a good job answering: Inasmuch as I can understand God “letting” a bad person hang themselves, it makes no sense that innocent, good, sincere people should suffer as a result. A young couple on their second date in…

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I have trouble at times believing God is real

Question: Hi, I’m quite young (13) and I have been struggling with my faith a lot. It’s kind of hard to explain so I’ll try to put it simply. I want to believe in God but I am having trouble at the moment believing God is real. Just a few days ago, I was strongly…

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