Patrick Day

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Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Check out the article I wrote for Best For Christ magazine entitled Battling Depression. You may also be interested in other articles in this online magazine. Here’s some information the publisher sent to me upon my request. BestForChrist’s goal is to help our readers to live and grow as Jesus’ disciples not only during sacred […]

Friday, December 15th, 2017

ECHOES IN ETERNITY Night is coming—for you and for me. Getting to heaven has nothing to do with our righteous works. Our entrance fee is paid for fully by Jesus and his perfect sacrifice. But Scripture is clear that our treasure in heaven is connected to our lives on earth. It is possible to go […]

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Evil God is all-powerful. God is all-good. Terrible things happen. YOU CAN RECONCILE any two of these propositions with each other, but you can’t reconcile all three. The problem of evil is perhaps the greatest single problem for religious faith. There have been numerous theological and philosophical attempts to solve it, but when it comes down […]

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

  X X is the Greek letter chi, which is the first letter of the word Christ.  Thus Xmas is shorthand for Christmas, taking only about one-sixth as long to write. If you do your cards by hand, it is possible to save as much as seventy-five or eighty minutes a year. It is tempting to say that what […]

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

FEAR OF THE LORD Mr. Beaver about Aslan: “Of course he’s not safe. But he’s good.” Various people in The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis were afraid when they encountered Aslan face to face. After all, he was a powerful lion and mighty in deed. So too it is with God. If (and certainly […]

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

A LIBERAL THEOLOGY If moderns want a simple religion of love, they must look for it in the Athanasian Creed. – G. K. Chesterton, The Everlasting Man There are those who proclaim that God is love and all of life hinges on that attribute. They offer this as a piece of pure and simple Christianity, […]

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

A FRESH LOOK My good friend Phil suggested I use The Message to better relate to the inmates I’m presenting to in my visits to county jails. If you don’t know, The Message is a contemporary rendering of the New Testament by Eugene Peterson. But he didn’t do it on his own. He  had five […]

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

PRAYING SCRIPTURE I learned how to pray Scripture from Jeanne Guyon, a 17th Century Christian mystic. For example, read the Parable of the Tenants in Luke 20:9-18. It’s a rather straightforward story of a king who planted a vineyard, rented it to some farmers, and then went away. He sent three different servants at three […]

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

NO UNCONTESTED GROUND “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”  – Ephesians 6:12 C.S. Lewis said there is not one inch of uncontested ground on this earth. There […]

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

HOPE IN JESUS “My Lord, I have no hope but in Your Cross. You by your humility, and sufferings and death, have delivered me from all vain hope. You have killed the vanity of the present life in Yourself, and have given me all that is eternal in rising from the dead. “My hope is […]