Resources About Will of God
God’s purposes will be fulfilled and He will take those whom He foreknew all the way to glory.
When the dead are counted, the number will be more than we can bear” said Mayor Giuliani. And so it is, the number 5,500 is more than we can bear. Why did God not protect Washington and New York City? The same question was asked back in A.D. 410, when Aleric the Goth overpowered the guards at the Salarian Gate and trashed the City of Rome. The citizens were angry, and blamed the disaster on the God of the Christians. They insisted that their own pagan gods would have done a better job of defending the city; but … Read More >
The providence of God is both bitter and sweet.
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Several years ago I left a very successful job to open my own business. Unfortunately, due to 9/11 and …
I’m so thankful for your question, Glen, but I need to confess that it’s not an easy one to answer …
Where was God when a deadly tsunami swept through the Indian Ocean killing nearly 250,000 people? And where was God when hurricanes crashed against the Gulf Coast leaving hundreds … See More >
Is it possible to know in this life where you will spend eternity? Many who expect to enter heaven will be disappointed, discovering too late that they were mistaken. In this series Pastor Lutzer explains grace and assurance, along with justification and the new birth. These messages are not simply …
At times, the world around us seems to be falling apart. Earthquakes, suffering, famine, and global tragedies raise questions in our mind. Is God really in control? Why does He allow these things to happen? Every day people are confronted with such issues. These messages focus on God’s overall …
“The question of why the tsunami happened is a geological question, not a theological question.” So said a Christian cleric when asked about the terrible disaster that has riveted our attention in recent weeks. Most of the Christians interviewed on television have tried to protect God’s reputation by putting distance between Him and the horrid suffering that we’ve seen so graphically. So, does God have ‘anything to do’ with natural disasters? We all agree that nature is fallen and as a result there are faults in the earth that cause earthquakes, and earthquakes cause tidal waves. So, the argument … Read More >
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I feel I’m very ineffective at prayer, and just a few days ago, a passage of Scripture struck me in …
Well Christiana, I’ve been sitting here wondering exactly how to answer because I could give you a very long answer …
Sometimes, we have to accept the ambiguity of God’s will and purposes.