Resources: nature of god

Is God Safe?

By Randy Alcorn | March 29, 2010
God is good. But until we understand the truth that He is not safe, that He is not under our control, until we come to grips with the truth of His uncompromising holiness, we will never begin to grasp His amazing grace.

Is it possible to really hear God speak?

By Randy Alcorn | March 29, 2010
We are not always great at talking to God, at least I’m not, but I think we are even worse at listening to God. Of course, if we think we can’t hear God’s voice, at least in the figurative sense, why would we listen?

Is "unconditional love" a moral contradiction?

By Paul Martin | March 29, 2010
You raise some good points concerning a perhaps too casual use of the term “unconditional.” Typically a term like this is well-defined initially within a specific context, but then is repeated without the same attention to detail.

Into the Depths of God

By Calvin Miller | March 28, 2010
Deep is the dwelling place of God. Deep is the character of the ocean. Hold the metaphor for a moment and savor its lesson ahead of time.

If God Is Good: Introduction and Chapter 2

By Randy Alcorn | March 26, 2010
I came to know my friend Jim Harrell after he read my book Heaven. We talked on the phone, exchanged e-mails, and quickly connected at a heart level. Jim, a successful businessman, strong and athletic for most of his life, told me he really looked forward to reading If God Is Good.

How will millions of resurrected believers have access to Jesus?

By Randy Alcorn | March 22, 2010

Question from a reader:

On page 174 of Heaven you talk of the thrill of seeing Jesus in Heaven. You say, “Being with him. Gazing at him. Talking with him. Worshiping him. Embracing him. Eating with him. Walking with him. Laughing with him.” But how will millions of resurrected believers be able to do this? Do we take turns?

How Will We Relate to God in Heaven?

By Randy Alcorn | March 22, 2010
Think about the person you would most want to spend time with. Who would that person be? Your favorite singer, author, or athlete? Your best friend who moved away? A family member who’s already died? Many Christians would say they’d want to spend time with Jesus. They’d want to see the Savior who created them, died for them, and made their life in Heaven possible—the one who loves them more than anyone else.