Our Living Hope

My blog, Not Your Average Girl, was built on the foundation of 1 Peter 2:9. "But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light". However, we can't genuinely quote 1 Peter 2:9 until we know and take hold of everything God says we are outlined in 1 Peter 1. 1 Peter 1 outlines what is true of us as citizens of the Kingdom of God, and not merely as moral Chris...

The Goodness of God

  Before we can answer the question about why God is good, we first have to define what good is. Good simply put is defined to a standard of morality. Morality speaks volumes in our culture today, but is very limited to one realm, as we are (in our finite state, in human form). There is an end to morality, and it changes based on how we define its standard. What is moral to me is not defined the same way for others, and vice versa. Now that we know what man's "good" looks like, it ...

Ironic Love

What is love?

Scripture we often use when we think about love:

1 Corinthians 13: Click  to read the chapters.

The Bible explicitly states what Godly (agape) love is and how it (agape love) works in 1 John 4:7-12.

"7Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of Go...