Month: September 2013

Good God

“‘Is he – quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion”…’Safe?’ said Mr. Beaver; ‘don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.'” 1.  That’s the issue this morning. What is the nature of God’s goo ...[Read More]

The Case For God

I am not starting with “proof” of God. I don’t believe you can prove God to someone who is simply unwilling to believe. For whatever reasons, there are people who resist believing and there is not enough evidence in the world (or outside the world) to convince them. The Scripture calls them fools in Psalm 14:1-3: The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, th ...[Read More]

Colossians 1:1-20

1.  While the assignment for this morning is “Who Is God”, there is never a discussion about God alone for Paul. You cannot talk about God without talking about people or people without talking about God. So, this passage breaks up into two parts: Part 1 (verses 1-14) is about our lives and Part 2 (verses 15-20) is about Christ and the nature of God. All over the world this gospel is p ...[Read More]