Why Does God Seem So Harsh in 2 Thessalonians 1:5-10? (podcast)
Greg interprets the Apostle Paul’s bad day.
Greg looks at the context of 2 Thessalonians and considers how monstrous God actually is. Episode 571 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0571.mp3
Greg talks about all those verses where God says he hates people. Be afraid. Be very afraid. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0099.mp3
Greg looks at what God’s wrath really is. Thank you Todd Lollar for the question. Check out weakisthenewstrong.com. Episode 650 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0650.mp3
Greg talks about the role of anger in this heated episode. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0426.mp3
Greg considers God’s wrath. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0390.mp3
Question: I have a question about the atonement. Why did YHWH in the OT demand that people sacrifice animals? And if these sacrifices anticipated the ultimate sacrifice of the Messiah, as the author of Hebrews says, doesn’t this imply that Jesus’ death was necessary for God to forgive us? But why would God need his…