During a memorial service, I overheard one of the mourners say, “Why did you take her away, Lord?” If only I knew this was her last day… if only I knew.” You can just read between the lines or finish her phrase. Grief is a universal human emotion. Each of us will experience this in…Continue reading Yes. I Am Grief Stricken, Yet I Have Hope!
Many people argue that the Bible says, “Thou shalt not murder”. Yet, God says to Joshua, “Go in and clean house, and don’t leave anything breathing! Don’t leave a donkey, child, woman, old man, or old woman breathing. Wipeout Jericho.” While the Mosaic Law commands that they should not murder, it doesn’t mean that they…Continue reading Sanctity of Life, Anti-Terror Law, & the Bible
Our minds were programmed since we were young to have watched so many movies in the past concerning virus spreading like The Last Man on Earth (1964), The Crazies (1973), Outbreak (1995), Resident Evil (1996), I Am Legend (2007), Contagion (2011), World War Z (2013), and Train To Busan and Pandemic (2016). Today, the things…Continue reading God, Faith, and Covid-19
Bushfire in Australia. Tsunami in Indonesia. Earthquakes in India and Puerto Rico. Flash floods in Afghanistan and Korea. US-Iran conflict. Ukrainian plane crash. Storm surge in Tacloban, Leyte. Volcanic eruption in Taal, Batangas, and many more natural disasters where philosophers refer to some of these as “natural evil.” Are we in the last days? There…Continue reading God, Natural Disasters, Adverse Events, and the Last Days
I was reminded of a Christian father whose son died from a car accident saying in front of the many people, “God killed my son for His glory and honor!” Is this biblically correct? Did God really cause the tsunami directly? How about the earthquake and the flood? I believe that God is sovereign, but…Continue reading Theodicy: Is God a Sadist?