Category Archives: God of Old Testament

Our forgiving God

Remind yourself often of these truths “If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness.” (Psalm 131:3-4) “The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have … Continue reading

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God let them go their way

The OT days are summarized as times when God “let all nations go their own way” (Acts 14:15); What are the implications in this? What is the disposition of God toward this world where His will is violated every moment? … Continue reading

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Divine concession and the Bible

Here 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 … Continue reading

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God’s dramatic announcement

Does God make concessions to be involved in your life? Perhaps you’re not comfortable using the word concession regarding God.  Alternative words like accommodation or compromise feel equally difficult to apply to God. Yet doesn’t it seem that some uncomfortable terms must be necessary for understanding how a perfectly … Continue reading

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Disturbing Divine Behavior?

  In Disturbing Divine Behavior: Troubling Old Testament Images of God, Eric Seibert allows a misguided commitment to pacifism to control his approach to this perplexing subject. Seibert also entertains a false distinction between Jesus Christ in the New Testament and the God … Continue reading

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