Tag: eternal life

The Ocean of Eternity

Mortality and the purpose of life are prominent themes in Thomas Cole’s paintings. Through his paintings, he vividly brings out the human dilemma of mortality, a dilemma we ourselves must wrestle with. Given the inevitability of death, what are we to do with our days? We can try

The Voyage of Life and the Course of Empire

The endless cycle of life should prompt us to consider whether this world is all there is, and if the longings of the human heart for permanence and joy have any real object of fulfillment.

Remember Death

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. (James 4:14)

The Journey

While death is inevitable, the journey of life need not end in despair at the grave. The dilemma of mortality is answered by our hope in eternity through Jesus Christ.

The Grace and Justice of God

Is God fair? Does He even care? These two questions are the heart of our objection to Christianity regarding those who have never heard the gospel.

Margin in Life: The Precious Present

Reflecting on death can teach us to live fully in the precious present. Instead of blindly blundering through our lives, we need to notice the ways in which the world seeks to change us. In doing so, we will not succumb to the gradual downward pull of the world but will renew our minds in Christ. 

The Wonders of Our Creator

What role does creation play in pointing us to God? Job 38–41 answers this, showing how the wonders of the world demonstrate the wonders of our Creator.

Our Redeemer Lives

“If a man dies, will he live again?” (Job 14:14) How we answer this fundamental question determines whether or not we have hope in the midst of suffering.

Trusting God in Suffering

The first two chapters of Job give us a divine perspective on trials. We may not understand God’s purposes, but we can trust His sovereignty and goodness.