Author Archives: dsholland

My faith still holds…

I was a church this morning and as one of the singers was singing, the words of the song made me think. I don’t remember the exact words but the gist of the song was that even when the Lord … Continue reading

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My Redeemer

“If God is good, why does He allow bad things to happen?” The Lord Jesus Christ is my redeemer. What that means is that He is my rescuer, my savior. There is a sense of recovery in that meaning so … Continue reading

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Does Love require Faith?

I started this post a few years ago but am finishing it now because of the post Walking by Faith which I shared with my pastor. The question I started working on here was “does Love require Faith” (and by … Continue reading

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Walking by Faith

In church recently we sang the famous hymn “It is Well With My Soul”  by Horatio Spafford, circa 1873. As we got to the last chorus, the words “And Lord, haste the day when the faith shall be sight…” started … Continue reading

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Hell and Grace

The idea of judgement (eternal or otherwise) is rooted in the belief that God is Just, that Justice exists (right and wrong are real). The living may repent (learn) the dead may not. The downside is the wicked suffer in … Continue reading

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Placebo

Faith works, but that may lead to a conundrum. The fact that faith works is pretty well known. Medical practitioners have used this knowledge for centuries. Clinical studies of medications have routinely had to account for the impact of faith … Continue reading

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Why Faith?

Have you ever wondered why God requires faith? It seems awfully convenient for someone to say we just need faith when we really need help and don’t see any coming from on high. When all we can do is echo … Continue reading

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