This blog is a follow-up to my original blog, Paranormal Activity, where I addressed the existence of ghosts. After teaching on this topic a few years back, I allowed time for some Q & A. One person - a young Christian - was distraught because, in their words, "I talk to my [deceased] husband all … Continue reading Paranormal Activity, Part 2 – Can I communicate with my deceased loved ones?
"I wear the chain I forged in life.... I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it." Jacob Marley The quote cited above, of course, is from Charles Dickens' beloved story, A Christmas Carol - a story … Continue reading The Gospel According to Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”
"The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons….Watch your life and doctrine closely." (1 Timothy 4:1 & 16) The topic of the supernatural is at a fevered pitch nowadays. Years ago, I sat in a class led by sociologist, Tony Campolo. … Continue reading Paranormal Activity: what the Bible says about Ghosts
“Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world.” (1 John 4:1, NLT) Years ago, while surfing through TV channels, I came across a “ghost expert” waxing eloquent. … Continue reading I See Dead People
And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. … Continue reading A Halloween Miracle
And you also were included in Christ when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God's possession - to the praise of his … Continue reading Possessed