Author Archives: Wayne Christensen

BELIEVE IN THE GOSPEL

BELIEVE IN THE GOSPEL   A Meditation on Mark 1:14-15 and other Selected Scriptures   Tragically, our truncated gospel, while strong on personal salvation—as it should be—only tangentially touches upon the kingdom of God.  The reformed and evangelical community is seeing many deficient and superficial responses to the gospel, because it has been divorce from… Read More »

SORTING OUT SALVATION

SORTING OUT SALVATION   A Meditation on Selected Scriptures   The doctrine of salvation is like a brilliant diamond that emanates colorful rays of light from various angles.  Salvation has many different angles, and the writers of Scripture can quickly switch from one facet to another without warning.  This tends to manifest the beauty of… Read More »

THE ROBE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS

THE ROBE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS   A Meditation on Isaiah 61:10 and other Selected Scriptures   There is only one way of salvation, namely that of perfect righteousness.  Or we could say that perfect righteousness alone allows us to stand in the presence of a holy and just God.  And this “perfect righteousness” comes via flawless… Read More »

WHAT IS LIFE?

WHAT IS LIFE?   Toward Understanding the Metaphysical Reality of the Human Spirit       One of the pillars of the theory of evolution, with time plus chance undergirding it, is that life came from non-life.  This fundamental tenet of evolution (along with all the others at the macro level) is not science, it is… Read More »

A UNIVERSAL FLOOD?

A UNIVERSAL FLOOD?   A Meditation on Genesis 6-9   One time a little boy was attending Sunday school taught by a liberal teacher who rejected the supernatural.  They came to the story of the Israelites crossing the Red Sea, and the teacher explained it away by saying the water was shallow when they crossed.… Read More »

THE GOD OF GLORY THUNDERS

THE GOD OF GLORY THUNDERS A Meditation on Psalm 29 When I was in grade school, I remember rushing down into the basement of our house, because a roaring tornado was headed in our vicinity.  As a kid, this was a terrifying, yet exhilarating experience.  After the tornado and storm had passed, we drove around… Read More »

RESPONDING TO TERRORISM

RESPONDING TO TERRORISM A Meditation on Luke 13:1-5 September 11, 2001 is a day that shocked America.  The September 12th, USA Today cover story reported: “It may have been the bloodiest day in U.S. history, when our two biggest office towers were obliterated and the Pentagon, symbol of our military authority, was ripped open like… Read More »

GOD’S WILL FOR YOUR LIFE (1)

GOD’S WILL FOR YOUR LIFE (1) Principles to Discern God’s Will This may seem bold and audacious, but I want to tell you God’s will for your life.  And when we finish the vast majority of your questions concerning God’s will for your life will be answered, including the nitty-gritty questions like where you should… Read More »

GOD’S WILL FOR YOUR LIFE (2)

GOD’S WILL FOR YOUR LIFE (2) Principles to Discern God’s Will I promised last week that after I gave you six principles for discerning God’s will you would know the answer to the vast majority of your questions, including the nitty-gritty questions like where you should go to college, who you should marry or what… Read More »