Tag Archives: Bible

How should we apply God’s promises?

Test yourself in this area by answering the following seven questions? Continue reading

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A truth we must accept

God is merciful to reach out to rebellious creatures and He makes significant concessions to meet us where we live. His justice makes these concession necessary and His mercy makes them possible. Continue reading

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Judge not, lest you be judged.

What exactly did Jesus mean when he spoke these words?
Was he advocating a mind your own business policy?
Was he forbidding all judgments about the actions of others? Continue reading

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Misreading the Bible

Since the Bible addresses violent and evil people where they live, we should not be surprised to find some really horrible things in it. The whole project of humanity is happening under merciful divine concession. The fact of divine concession started early in history and it set the tone for all of the ways of God with humanity. Continue reading

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A gospel-postured self-image

What can we learn about self-esteem from these people? Or, What does a godly disposition or perspective look like? Moses (Exodus 3:11, 4:10-11) Gideon (Judges 6:15) David (I Chronicles 29:13-16) Isaiah (Isaiah 6:5) Amos (Amos 7:14-15) Job (Job 42:6) Nebuchadnezzar (Daniel 4:28-37) … Continue reading

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3 dimensions to God’s will

So much that happens on earth is not God’s will. But how can this be? God is sovereign over all things. How is it that His will is not being done? Continue reading

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