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Lincoln’s Battle with Faith in God

Lincoln’s Battle with Faith in God

In the fall of 1862 Lincoln was baffled by the odd course of the war and by the reason an all-powerful God did not grant victory to one side or the other. Indeed, why had God allowed the war at all? These questions were the start of a broader understanding of the conflict in Lincoln’s

Romans 13:1

Human Nature: A Proper Diagnosis and Remedy

Just as a proper diagnosis is essential before treatment is prescribed, a proper diagnosis of human nature is necessary before a remedy can be prescribed. Our sophisticated age doesn’t like the word sin, but it most perfectly diagnoses our real problem. Sinners are who we are (see Ecclesiastes 7:20; Isaiah 64:6; Romans 3:10-11, Romans 3:23). We might grudgingly accept