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Seeking Truth

Posted by Roberta Grimes • October 23, 2021 • 36 Comments

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant – Success in Circuit lies. Too bright for our infirm Delight, The Truth’s superb surprise. As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind, The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind – – Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from “Tell all the Truth but tell it... Read More

Seeking Jesus

Posted by Roberta Grimes • October 09, 2021 • 34 Comments

“We must reduce our volume to the simple evangelists, select, even from them, the very words only of Jesus… There will be found remaining the most sublime and benevolent code of morals which has ever been offered to man. I have performed this operation for my own use, by cutting verse by verse out of... Read More

Why Not Now?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • September 11, 2021 • 29 Comments

And He will raise you up on eagle’s wings, Bear you on the breath of dawn, Make you to shine like the sun, And hold you in the palm of His Hand. – Michael Crawford, from “On Eagle’s Wings” (1998) I answer many emails from Seek Reality listeners, and someone recently asked what may well... Read More

Praying

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 31, 2021 • 23 Comments

Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. – Jesus, from the Gospel Book of Matthew 6:9-10 The requirement that we pray to God is another human-made idea. God seeks a very much closer and more loving relationship with ... Read More

A Little Lower Than God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 24, 2021 • 72 Comments

O Lord, our Lord, How majestic is Your name in all the earth! When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, The moon and the stars, which You have ordained, What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him? Yet You have made... Read More

The Uncaused Cause

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 17, 2021 • 101 Comments

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.  He gathers the waters of the sea together in a water skin; He lays up the deeps in storehouses. Let all the earth know the Lord; Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in... Read More

Reality at Last!

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 10, 2021 • 40 Comments

Rather Than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. – Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), from Walden (1854) There are many people now spreading the word that we all survive the death of our bodies. A lot of them are near-death experiencers, so what they are teaching is little more than the fruit of their... Read More

Substitutionary Atonement

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 05, 2021 • 54 Comments

Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus going on before! Christ, the royal Master, leads against the foe; Forward into battle, see his banner go! – Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924), from “Onward, Christian Soldiers” (1865) Christianity itself is the central obstacle to the advancement of Jesus in the modern world. Jesus... Read More

The Power of Truth (Part II)

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 29, 2021 • 44 Comments

We are the world. We are the children. We are the ones who make a brighter day, so let’s start giving. There’s a choice we’re making. We’re saving our own lives! It’s true we’ll make a better day, just you and me. – Michael Jackson (1958-2009) & Lionel Richie, from “We Are the World” (1985)... Read More

Know Yourself

Posted by Roberta Grimes • March 20, 2021 • 28 Comments

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood, and looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, and having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy... Read More