Pastor’s Corner: In Touch

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Fellowship Baptist Church

I have many faults, but an especially bad one is my inconsistent communication with others. I have a Facebook page, but I rarely look at it. I don’t always return calls. Sometimes I assume that people know the thing I should have told them simply because I thought about telling them. Do you know someone like me? Aren’t they exasperating!

As I said last week, it is obvious that we have a Maker. Someone created our world and us. So the question is, “Has He communicated with us?” My answer is, “Yes!” If we consider every possible way God could have communicated with humanity, it seems that He has done so.

If we believe the Bible, then we can say that He has programmed information in our minds; He has spoken through manifestations and visions; and He has put communication into written form. The crux of the matter, however, is whether we or not we should believe the Bible.

There are three lines of evidence for the contention that the Bible is actually God’s communication to man: (1) it is internally consistent (i.e. it does not contradict itself); (2) it is consistent with what we know is historically true; and (3) it has elements within it which cannot be explained in terms of a human cause (e.g. prophecies which have now been fulfilled). No other book can make these claims.

If this raises a counter-argument in your mind, e-mail me. Let’s get in touch. God communicates well, and I want to do better.

Feel free to email me at joeandsuzypal@yahoo.com.

Joe Palmer (10 Posts)

Joe Palmer is the pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Kearny. He is happily married with three terrific children and two adoring dachshunds. He is of the very firm opinion that God exists, that the Bible is true, and that God in the person of Jesus Christ has saved him from his sin and prepared a place for him in paradise. His firm opinion is a long studied opinion held with happy confidence, and so, though by nature a bit high-strung and timid, he looks to his future with a joy and happy expectation which makes him largely unafraid of anything or any circumstance. The worse thing that can happen to him is that he can die, and the best thing that can happen to him is that he can die. Everything else is a detail which God will work out for his best. His ambitions revolve around reconciling people to God through Jesus Christ. This he attempts to do by declaring in appropriate ways that God is purely good and that He is the source of all of our joy and happiness. There is nothing about God one would not like, and He is our only hope. Joe is over-weight, out of shape, and as old as the town of Kearny; but he has a peace which surpasses understanding, and such peace makes this middle class American very rich indeed!


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Acclaimed bluegrass band coming to Kearny

    April 20th, 2017
    by

      Jeff Scroggins and Colorado are one of the nation’s most electrifying and entertaining bluegrass bands on center stage these […]


    Lady Cats extend winning streak to 11 games

    April 20th, 2017
    by

      The top-ranked Ray softball team defeated both Ft. Thomas and Hayden last week to extend its winning streak to […]


    Kearny Police Report – April 19, 2017

    April 20th, 2017
    by

      According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be […]


    Along the Gila: Bluegrass Concert and a Benefit at Norm’s

    April 20th, 2017
    by

    Easter weekend was marked with worship and family gatherings in the Copper Basin, and the Town of Winkelman hosted the […]


  • Additional Stories

    Ray HS Alumna Galka sets collegiate team record

    April 13th, 2017
    by

      A quick search of the softball-news page on the Lindenwood University athletics’ website will reveal at least four headlines […]


    Ray Junior High School announces 3Q Honor Roll

    April 13th, 2017
    by

      Ray Junior High School has announced the students who have made the Honor Roll list for the 3rd Quarter […]


    Lady Cats Extend Winning Streak to Nine Games

    April 13th, 2017
    by

      The defending state champion Ray softball team extended its season-long winning streak to nine games, defeating three teams last […]


    Bearcats reach championship game of CP Baseball Classic

    April 13th, 2017
    by

      The 6th-ranked Ray baseball team won its first three-games of the Chandler Prep Baseball Classic to reach the championship […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger