Divine concession and the Bible

Wisdomforlife

workHere is a truth that could change the way you understand and apply the Bible.

God works with people where they are and this will always require degrees of concession. But Should this truth affect the way we view the Bible?

The fact of Divine concession started early in history. It actually began with the convergence of a divine promise and a divine concession that set the tone for all of the ways of God with humanity:

“‘Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done. As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease’” (Gen. 8:21b-22, NIV).

We might not like to hear it, but we ought to be humble enough…

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