Can we experience Jesus’ victory now…or do we have to wait till we get to heaven?

What is heaven like?  There is much speculation.  I wish the Bible was much more clear than it is.  Sometimes it talks about a supernatural dwelling place of God.  In the New Testament the word for “heaven” can also mean “sky”.  Is heaven up there somewhere?  But then other times the Bible talks about heavenContinue reading “Can we experience Jesus’ victory now…or do we have to wait till we get to heaven?”

An attempt to explain the Apostle’s Creed phrase “he descended into hell” and why it matters

“He descended into hell”? Jesus did what? Remember that phrase from the Apostle’s Creed? As I said in my first post on 1 Peter 3:18-22, could this be the passage from which the Apostle’s Creed bases its phrase, “he descended into hell”? That’s what I thought when I read 1 Peter 3:18-22.  See for yourself. Continue reading “An attempt to explain the Apostle’s Creed phrase “he descended into hell” and why it matters”

Can a mysterious Bible passage help those feeling defeated in life?

Are there any areas of life where you just feel defeated?  Work?  Parenting?  A relationship?  Finances? Health? Think about the last few weeks or months.  How has it been?  Do you ever feel like the waters are rising up around you?  Like you are drowning? Sometimes I think life can be a journey in managingContinue reading “Can a mysterious Bible passage help those feeling defeated in life?”