How to train oneself in Christian virtue

Why does God allow suffering? Here is one possible reason. In one of his letters the early Christian leader Paul gives a list of what he calls "fruit of the spirit": But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23) What is a "fruit of [...]

The resurrection of Jesus – Christianity’s foundation

The Christian faith stands or falls on the resurrection of Jesus. What do I mean by that? The Bible does not present the resurrection of Jesus as a fable intended to convey some profound moral truth, nor as a piece of folklore or mythology intended to explain the founding of Christianity. It presents it as [...]