Tag Archives: Salvation

How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Three and Conclusion

The second extreme view of faith, which is focused on works alone, often leads to legalism and self-reliance, with resulting self-righteousness. It can distract from the importance of what Jesus did on the cross, and from Him as the way, the truth, … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Two

For those who have not read Part One The first extreme view of faith, which is focused on beliefs alone and is common in American evangelicalism, often leads to the perception that doubt is bad. One verse that has contributed to this … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part One

There are so many people who, as a result of this fallen world, don’t have loving family members.  Today in the U.S. it is Father’s Day, and some of you reading may be missing your dads, or depressed that you … Continue reading

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He Is Risen!

“On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they entered, they did … Continue reading

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Our Saviour Is With Us – Lent Reflections

The Lent season is upon us.  It is the season in which we celebrate our Saviour’s resurrection and the sacrifice He made in order to destroy the devil’s work (1 John 3:8) and provide a way for all of us … Continue reading

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Challenging Religion – Part Six and Conclusion

See Part One here. See Part Two here. See Part Three here. See Part Four here. See Part Five here. For the entire article go here: Challenging Religion. The Righteousness of the Pharisees At the start of his ministry Jesus … Continue reading

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Challenging Religion – Part Three

See Part One here. See Part Two here. For the entire article go here: Challenging Religion. The Destruction of the Temple As Jesus walks through the corridors of history he beckons those that would follow him to come out of religion … Continue reading

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“Ox And Ass Before Him Bow”

Luke’s account of Christ’s birth doesn’t mention the presence of animals.  It just says that Mary “placed Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2 v 6).  However, the fact that we … Continue reading

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“Ox And Ass Before Him Bow”

Luke’s account of Christ’s birth doesn’t mention the presence of animals.  It just says that Mary “placed Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2 v 6).  However, the fact that we … Continue reading

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An Advent Message

O Zion, You who bring good tidings, Get up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, You who bring good tidings, Lift up your voice with strength, Lift it up, be not afraid; Say to the cities of Judah, “Behold your … Continue reading

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The Bible and Animals, Part Two

We left off on Part One discussing some key points in scripture regarding: Are animals created to be our companions? Do animals have souls/spirits? We continue now with article 51 from our sister page, Animal Christian Concern.  More can be … Continue reading

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“Give Me Jesus”

Billy Graham was an inspiration to me when I was a teenager.  We went to one of his evangelizing events with my home town church of Gemmell, Minnesota, USA.  We traveled to Minneapolis and stayed in a camper trailer in … Continue reading

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Easter Blessings

After Jesus was crucified and rose again on the third day, he remained on earth approximately 40 days appearing to others and his disciples; he continued to heal, teach and love.  Before ascending to the Father, he told his disciples:  … Continue reading

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How Jesus Changes Everything

1. How Jesus Changes Everything A central theme in Scripture is what is described as prolepsis. The famous German theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg described this as being the central theme of the Bible. Prolepsis refers to a narrative technique in which … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holiday’s to everyone in the Shepherding All God’s Creatures blog group! We pray God’s peace is with each one of you! Many people we know, maybe you, may not be experiencing circumstances that are peaceful; perhaps those circumstances may … Continue reading

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