The launching of the Bibleverse is more than a way to get devotional thoughts, Bible studies, and practical ways to help your church create effective communications. At its core it is my attempt to equip you to fight the good fight of faith during this in-between time of Jesus’ resurrection and our being with Him.—
From Tetelestai, if the battle is finished, why is life so hard?
When Jesus died on the cross and rose from the dead, the work of securing our salvation was finished. In some massively cosmic way, the conflict between humanity and God was at peace.
But when I look at my life, my daily struggles, and the battles the world has been fighting with the pandemic and wars raging, though I can’t deny there are times of supernatural inner peace in the midst of all that is going on, why do so many struggles continue?
Why are we still fighting inside and out?
Where is the finished work? Where is the peace it bought by the death of Christ?
Similar to my previous question and answer of why did God take so long to work out the plan of salvation through the thousands of years of Old Testament history—we don’t ultimately know the answer to that question and we don’t know the answer to this one either, to why if peace has been accomplished on the cross yet why there is so much war inside us and outside in our world. [Read more…]