Monthly Archives: September 2016

Riddle Me This!

By Patrick Hawthorne God’s absolute sovereignty:  The belief that God orders everything, controls everything, and rules over everything. Riddle me this:  If you believe this doctrine and are sick, then apparently God caused you to be sick. Does this mean

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God Allowed This to Happen to Me…Or Did He? (Absolute Sovereignty)

By Patrick Hawthorne It’s that time again…Time to step on another sacred cow.  I take no pleasure in stomping these critters but I cannot allow them to get fat and sassy in my presence if I can help it. The

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God Ain’t Too Busy for You.

By Patrick Hawthorne “Ya want to know something I’ve discovered…something that will bless your heart concerning our Heavenly Father?  He is not so busy that He does not have time for you or for matters that are important to you. 

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Maybe the Atheist Do Have a Point (Part 2)

By Patrick Hawthorne As I wrote in Part 1 of “Maybe the Atheist Have a Point,” https://servinggrace.com/2016/09/20/maybe-the-atheists-do-have-a-point-part-1/, I have been reading more and more articles and hearing more and more teachings from professing Christians that are making my heart ache. 

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Maybe the Atheists do have a Point (Part 1)

By Patrick Hawthorne Lately I have been reading more and more articles and hearing more and more teachings that are making my heart ache.  This is due to an apparent callousness that seems to be increasingly invading the Body of

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Part 3 – Could it be that We are Doing it Wrong?

By Patrick Hawthorne This morning I did a really, really dumb thing.  Well…let’s start at the beginning.  I am usually a morning person.  I hop out of bed with a spring in my step.  The crickets are chirping and the

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Part 2 – Could it be that We are Doing it Wrong?

By Patrick Hawthorne A couple of days ago, I posted an article entitled, “Could it be that We are Doing it Wrong?”  To my amazement, no tomatoes or other fruits were whizzed past my head.  I did, however, receive some

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