Tag: Sovereignty

Musings, Spiritual Formation

Desert Song

To add to the previous post–I just hear this song today for the first time. (The first video contains the testimony of the singer Jill McCloghry, the second is just the song) httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE33ejdgWIY httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QemZQKKJbRU The Desert Song, words and music: Brooke Fraser This is my prayer in the desert When all that’s within me feels …

Gospel of John, Musings, Theology

Does God cause pain or difficult situations?

When that question is posed to many people their instinctive response is to say, “No, God only allows pain, suffering or difficult situations.” The instinctive response seems to be in some way a desire to protect God’s character.  We need a God who cares for us.  We need a God who is concerned for us …