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If Sin Contains its Own Punishment, Why Do the Wicked Prosper? (podcast)
What about the fat cats who never suffer? Greg and Barbara speculate on consequences and justice and the nature of sin and punishment. Why do evil people seem to flourish?
Image from Church is Stranger Than Fiction by Mary Chambers.
Greg looks at how God treats violence and divorce and speculates on why he treats them differently. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0363.mp3
Greg considers God’s nature and if he could sin. Dan confesses an old gambling habit. Episode 477 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0477.mp3
Q: If our sinful nature is what causes us to sin/reject God, can we be held responsible for our sins, when this nature resulted from Adam and Eve’s sin? Do we really have the freedom to either choose/reject God if our sinful nature compels us to reject God? On the other hand, if our sinful…
Today in western culture people tend to have a rather “recreational” view of sex. It’s just a pleasurable physical activity we engage in. Even people who don’t consciously believe this are influenced by it , since we’re bombarded with this message every day through movies, television shows, radio, magazines, etc. Because we’re influence by this…
Image by Christina Saint Marche via Flickr Unlike our thinking today about the source of good and evil in the world, the early church fathers, including Irenaus, Athenagorus, Origen, and others before Augustine, possessed a warfare worldview. Here are 6 ideas that are common in their writings: The Reality of the “World-in-Between” The church fathers assumed…