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Is Love God’s Defining Attribute?

By Randy Alcorn, Julia (Stager) Mayo | July 29, 2013
Certainly love is a very important attribute of God. God is love, we’re told in 1 John 4:16, so in some senses it is a defining quality of God. However, this does not minimize His other qualities.

Do You See Hope or Destruction for the USA?

By Randy Alcorn | July 22, 2013
Well, it sounds like there are only two options, hope and destruction. Let me say this: will the world come to an end someday? Yes. The world as it presently is, we’re told in 2 Peter 3, will face a final judgment. 

The Old Gospel vs. the New

By Randy Alcorn | July 19, 2013
I love this passage from J.I. Packer, one of my favorite writers, about the true gospel and its purpose. This is from A Quest for Godliness: The Puritan Vision of the Christian Life.

Satan, the Original Author of Child-Killing

By Randy Alcorn | July 17, 2013
Some of you have heard by now about the prochoice activists in Texas who earlier this month mockingly chanted “Hail Satan!” during protests against the late-term abortion ban in Texas (which passed last Friday).

Six Eternal Truths to Remember Each Day

By Randy Alcorn | July 14, 2013
The trend today is to focus not on our eternal future (who cares about the “sweet bye and bye”?) but our present circumstances, as if this world were our home.

Seeing and Fearing God

By Randy Alcorn | July 10, 2013
John Donne wrote, “As he that fears God, fears nothing else. So he that sees God, sees everything else.”