The Benefit of Storing God’s Word in Your Heart

“I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms‬ ‭119:11‬ ‭ESV‬‬) In Don Whitney’s famous book Spiritual Disciplines, he gives Scripture memorization as one of the key disciplines for the Christian life. But why is that? Why is memorizing the Bible such a necessary and beneficial partContinue reading “The Benefit of Storing God’s Word in Your Heart”

What is the Omnipotence Paradox?

The question is commonly asked by skeptics of God, Christianity, etc.: Can God make a rock so heavy even He cannot lift it? To many, this is called the “omnipotent paradox” and is a nail in the coffin in regards to God’s omnipotence. This supposed “gotcha” question falls woefully short and reveals that the skepticContinue reading “What is the Omnipotence Paradox?”

Is Recreational Marijuana Sinful?

The other day I saw a clip from the 2014 Shepherd’s Conference and the video was about the entitled question. Todd Friel, after rambling on and being his sometimes-dramatic self, asked the panel the simple question: is smoking pot a sin? The panel said Yes across the board—and rightfully so. But I was intrigued. IContinue reading “Is Recreational Marijuana Sinful?”