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Does the word psychosomatic still have a negative connotation?

It used to be that if someone accused you of having a psychosomatic illness, they meant it was “all in your head.” In other words, change your thinking and your illness will disappear. 577 more words

So lightly invoked

When Christianity says that God loves man, it means that God loves man: not that He has some “disinterested,” because really indifferent, concern for our welfare, but that, in awful and surprising truth, we are the objects of His love.

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Christianity

God's Work in Faith

To melt gold a goldsmith needs to stoke the furnace to over 1,000 F. However, in order to remove all the impurities and to make 24k gold the heat of the furnace is doubled to nearly 2,000 F. 583 more words

Faith

The Problem With the Problem Of Pain

The question goes something like this: “How can an all-powerful, all-knowing, all-loving God coexist with the oh-so-apparent evil in the world?” The common answer is that one of those three prongs of the triangle isn’t true. 1,149 more words

Christianity

Why doesn't God intervene to stop those who are doing evil?

One of the hardest questions that I believe there is for a Christian to answer is why God doesn’t intervene to stop evil or at least stop those who are doing evil in some way. 24 more words

Apologetics

Locked Out of Garden

Prompted by the new book by Clay Jones, Why Does God Allow Evil?, I have highlighted a couple of potential keys to addressing the “problem of evil” emphasized in his book in the article,   1,995 more words

Faith

The Problem of Pain // C.S. Lewis.

In this, one of C.S. Lewis’ earliest works after his conversion, Lewis tries his hand on the troublesome problem of pain. Taking a much more classical Christian philosophical approach, Lewis begins with Divine omnipotence and goodness–the two most challenged (and oft pitted against each other) divine attributes when dealing with the problem of pain/evil. 167 more words

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