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I’m a Grace Focused Optimist. I live with The Christian Attitude toward life. That’s optimism . . . the optimism that through Jesus my life is a grace G.O.O.D. A God orchestrated opportunity for development (into Christlikeness) through disposition (optimism) for doxology (giving God glory). Today we conclude our series on the O in our […]

As a Grace Focused Optimist I face life with The Christian Attitude of optimism that my life is a grace G.O.O.D.—a God orchestrated opportunity for development, disposition, and doxology. In the last two posts we’ve examined the truth that O is for Orchestration by answering the questions “Why do bad things happen to Christians?” and […]

In last week’s post, we looked at the Bible’s answer to the question, “Why Do Bad Things Happen to Christians?”. The Bible says, “Because God orchestrates them.” His DNA’s on every one of them. This answer raises another tough question: “How can God love us yet subject us to pain?” A 19th century preacher advised […]

The Christian Attitude toward life is the optimism that through Jesus my life is a grace G.O.O.D.: a God orchestrated opportunity for development, disposition, and doxology. Having looked at the “G” (“G” is for God) in the acronym, we move now to the first “O.” It stands for orchestration. Orchestration means arrangement. Arrangement involves two things: first, it involves a goal; secondly, it involves […]

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