A Living Hope
Defending the Faith Without Being Defensive
The Final Judgment and Our Joyful Inconvenience
September 13, 2020 • Steve Bateman
At the end of human history, God the Father, through Christ his Son, will hold every human being accountable for every thought, word, and deed... No one will receive injustice. Why should we meditate on the certainty of the final judgment?
Strong Wives, Secure Husbands, Part 2
August 9, 2020 • Steve Bateman
In a partnership, both husband and wife are called by God to help each other fulfill God's calling on their lives, especially to know, love, obey, and exalt Jesus Christ. Each partner is equal in essence, dignity, and worth, but different in function.
The Holy Spirit, Fathers, and the State of Our Nation
June 21, 2020 • Steve Bateman
Q53: What do you believe concerning the Holy Spirit? A53: First, he is, together with the Father and the Son, true and eternal God. Second, he is also given to me, to make me by true faith share in Christ and all his benefits, to comfort me, and to remain with me forever. - Heidelberg Catechism (1563)