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Two Very Important Words…

It has been a challenge; one that I am glad I accepted, commenting on J.I. Packer’s Knowing God.  I make no claim to being a theologian but I do have a hunger to learn more about God, from a layman’s … Continue reading

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"Lukewarm Christianity"

Several times in his book Knowing God, J.I. Packer has a special section called “The Christian Response.”  Usually this section comes after he has explained some controversial idea that some Christians may object to.  In the case of Chapter 17, … Continue reading

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Anthropomorphism?

It happened last Sunday in my Sunday school class… Anthropomorphism. That word is a mouthful and when it happened, I did not say it.  I tried to explain my response to it, but I am not sure I did an … Continue reading

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Goodness or Severity: It's Your Choice…

On this blog, some things are easier to discuss than others… It was challenging to write about God as judge. It was super challenging to write about God as wrathful. Now I have to discuss the last half of J.I. … Continue reading

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The "Good" Side of the Coin…

The Bible states, J.I. Packer comments and I have written that God can be both good and severe at the same time.  The previous post “Santa Claus Theology” makes that argument.  It also acknowledges that man prefers “good” God to … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Theology

Romans 11:22 “Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God.” I have just finished discussing two difficult chapters about God’s character; God as judge and God as wrathful.  Without a doubt, the reader of His Word will find multiple examples … Continue reading

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The Cross: Protection from a Wrathful God…

Sodom and Gomorroh were notoriously sinful cities that are mentioned in the book of Genesis.  Due to their wickedness, God destroyed them by “sulfur and fire.”  God reveals to Abraham that He is going to destroy the inhabitants of these … Continue reading

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