Suffering and problems are not punishments or a waste of time. They are opportunities to grow with the Lord.
Wisdom is a gift to be sought by anyone who would be in touch with God.
Faith enables us to look forward with confidence to the fulfillment of God’s promises.
If nothing else, humankind is consistent: consistently proud, consistently self-asserting.
In spite of everything, God still sees His creation as good.
God will continue to care for His creation. He expects us to do so also.
Our world is deeply sinful, yet God continues to show us His kindness and mercy.
The story of humankind is about sinfulness that grows from generation to generation.
There are consequences to sin in every human being. Its power is real.
We don’t understand all the implications of original sin, but we know that somehow we are all sinners.