Dear God,You passed Judgement on your people,Time and Time again. But again and again,You passed Salvation. From once being called "Not God's People,"To "His Children," Us Christians passed through the waters of SalvationTo enter as Citizens of Heaven.We clothe ourselves in Christ,Carrying God with us. All we have to do is knock, ask, seek.God answers. … Continue reading Proper 12: A Poetic Prayer of Hope amidst God’s Judgment
Dear GodGod, I'm in awe of you,And your sovereignty and all your goodness.You work all things for good, for those you called according to your purpose. I've been struggling with Arminian vs. Reformed theology,And I've realized, after talking with my Pastor,And reading my Bible,That's its a lot more complicated than we once thought. God has … Continue reading It’s All in All – God’s Decree/Plan, My Life: A Poetic Prayer
God,I know one thing, and that the Bible is full of theodicy. It means: Finding answers of a good God in the midst of evil.Calvinists, Isaiah, Paul, Solomon, nearly everyone,Says you are the author of both good and evil.Even Isaiah 45:7 states"I form the light and create darkness, I bring prosperity and create disaster; I, … Continue reading A Poem: Moving Past Biblical Theology: Theodicy
Update: As I was taught by professors, the Jewish and early-Christians thought that God ordained both good and bad is a comforting explanation in hindsight. I just remembered that. David, Isaiah, Paul, Luke - all believed God ordained things as a comforting remark. We as Christians today, still have a habit of believing that! Signed, … Continue reading Troubling Thought: Does God Ordain Pain, or Just Allow It?
Hi everyone,I just wanted to add a daily reminder to y'all. God loves you no matter what.No matter what sins lay in your heart,No matter what you've done.You are a Child of God,Having said Yes to Him,He will take care of You. He will call you back to Himself,Just as he did so many years … Continue reading A Daily Reminder: A Poem
When you think of modesty and purity culture, you think of hatred for one's body and impossible rules. To me, I find freedom and hope. When I became a Christian, I didn't just follow Jesus because his grace was liberating - I followed him because I liked his and Paul's teachings (plus others). I still … Continue reading My Middle Ground: Modesty, Sexuality, and Queerness