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The problem of pain, of war and the horror of war, of poverty and disease is always confronting us. But a God who allows no pain, no grief, also allows no choice. There is little unfairness in a colony of ants, but also there is little freedom.

Most successful football players are free to perform at their best only when they know what the expectations are, where the limits stand. I see this as a biblical principle that also applies to life, a principle our society as a whole has forgotten; you can't enjoy true freedom without limits.


God's plan made a hopeful beginning,
But man spoiled his chances by sinning.
We trust that the story
Will end with God's glory,
But at present, the other side's winning.

Racial reconciliation

Racism isn't a bad habit; it's not a
mistake; it's a sin. The answer is not
sociology; it's theology.

One sign and wonder, biblically speaking, that alone can prove the power of the gospel is that of reconciliation. … Hindus can produce as many miracles ...
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