Monthly Archives: June 2014

understanding psalms 88

Psalms 88 is perhaps one of the darkest passages in the Bible. Unlike the psalms of despair by King David, this psalm does not break into praise and hope. It ends decisively and abruptly in abandoned hope. This is not … Continue reading

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God’s culpability in using evil people

In Isaiah, God uses the wicked nation of Assyria to bring punishment to Israel. Isa 7:17 The LORD will bring the king of Assyria upon you and your people and your father’s house—days that have not come since the day … Continue reading

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king david – the open theist poet

Act 13:22 And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, ‘I HAVE FOUND DAVID THE SON OF JESSE, A MAN AFTER MY OWN HEART, WHO WILL … Continue reading

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God sings for us

Usually, when Christians think of singing and praise, it is a one way street. People sing to God. People praise God. People exult God. But the Bible tells us of God’s strong emotion towards those who love God. God’s zeal … Continue reading

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God explains how He operates

God is a person. As a person, God is relational. God reacts based on the actions of individuals and changes as they do. God is very clear this is how He operates. It is simple and common sense: Exo 20:5 … Continue reading

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