Today, I left my DoC church.I've left the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). I met up with the pastor of First Presbyterian, and Everything sounded right. Reformed theology sounded right. Even if the PCUSA shys away from predetermininism. God, I see this is where you are putting me.I enjoyed First Christian for a while,But as … Continue reading A Poem on Today
Dear God,For a week now, I've been studying Eternal Security. As someone who is moving from Arminian to Reformed theology, this is one thing that has been bugging me, and one thing I can't quiet give up - Apostasy. You see, I believe with my whole heart that we can commit apostasy. It says in … Continue reading A Prayer: God, am I wrong? Am I right? What does the Bible really say about Eternal Security?
Dear God,If Calvinism is at least partly true,Then we live in a paradox-like world of free will and predetermination. If Calvinism if at least partly true,Then we have free will, that you judge us on how we use it.But you laid out the world's events before the world began.Truly, I am moving toward Reformed theology.I … Continue reading Poem: If Calvinism if at least partly true…
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,It's now been three years since I stopped investigating (seeking to convert) to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Three years,In a time-span where I've thought more than once to return to the Church,And get baptized once for all time. I still read my Book of Mormon,And follow the "Come, Follow Me" weekly … Continue reading A Poem/Prayer: Old Mormon Faith
Dear Jesus, Today, you are being whipped, mocked, and put on trial for the nth time. Today, you will be crucified. Today, you will endure the most pain anyone, Man or God or both, have ever endured. Today, you save all of us with your blood and death. Today, you say "It is finished," "My … Continue reading Dear Jesus: Good Friday
Dear Jesus, I heard that you washed your friends feet. As God in the flesh, you descended from on high to Earth, where you humbled yourself even deeper, to the status of servant to your friends. You considered all of us your friends, because you had revealed the secrets to the Kingdom of God to … Continue reading A Prayer to Jesus: Holy Thursday