ST. ISAAC OF NINEVEH–It is not the way of the compassionate Maker


It is not the way of the compassionate Maker to create rational beings in order to deliver them over mercilessly to unending affliction in punishment for things of which He knew even before they were fashioned, aware how they would turn out when He created them—and whom nonetheless He created. —ST. ISAAC OF NINEVEH, ASCETICAL HOMILIES

Mein Schöpfer steh mir bei (My creator stand by me)- YouTube


A small town of 8.000 in Northern Germany named Hermannsburg and the old community church called Grosse Kreuzgemeinde where this hymn is played and sung during a Sunday morning service.
                                      “Mein Schoepfer steh mir bei.”
                                        “My creator stand by me”    Composer:  Johann J Rambach anno 1715

Beyond The Pale: Episode 123: Jesus Unforsaken with Keith Giles


Keith Giles returns to Beyond the Pale to discuss his new book Jesus Unforsaken in which he argues the real Good News of Jesus has been replaced in much of today’s church with a toxic message originating with John Calvin in the 1500s.  Keith explains why its crucial to return to the historic Christ-centered view of the cross that sets people free from sin and unveils a God of love who would rather die than live without us.

Source: Beyond The Pale: Episode 123: Jesus Unforsaken with Keith Giles