What comes to mind when you think of a father’s discipline? Is it a rough and tough dad picking-you-up-by-the-pants and spanking you angrily out-of-control, or is it a strong, but caring father who firmly corrects you because he loves and… Read More
1. How is the hate described in Psalm 139:21-24 not sinful?
2. Does God, and should we, love everyone including the Devil?
3. How can God send an evil spirit on Saul in 1 Samuel 16:14 and still be considered good?
4. Does Mark 11:26 teach that salvation depends on our ability to forgive others? Continue reading
To many of us the expression “love” should really be called “advanced like” or “almost love” because we so often express love when [whatever] the object of our love is treating us the way we want or making our lives… Read More
The following is from an interview with Paul Tripp: Question: You’ve said that we deny the gospel when we use guilt, threats, or manipulation to motivate good behavior. How is that different from the ways God motivates us? Answer: God’s… Read More
The Doctrine of God: Week 10 Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine, by Wayne Grudem. Chapter 12, The Character of God: “Communicable” Attributes (Part 1) This week we continue to examine the “communicable” attributes of God (those which He… Read More