Why is God SO Aggressive in 2 Thessalonians 2:8? (podcast)
Greg looks at the context of 2 Thessalonians and considers how monstrous God actually is.
On September 3rd, I wrote a post entitled What I – a Pacifist – Would Say to Obama About the Syrian Crisis in response to a number of questions I was getting, and judging from the “shares” and Twitter activity, this essay seems to have struck a chord. Not surprisingly, it also generated some criticism, for…
We thought we would bring this video back for today’s Lighten Up feature because it’s just too good to let it languish in the archives. Oh, and if you’re wondering what Greg was going to say about the Patriot’s Bible, you can find that here.
Greg talks about reading the imprecatory Psalms (Psalms that invoke judgment, calamity, or curses, upon one’s enemies or those perceived as the enemies of God). http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0049.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
Often people say, “Yes we must love. But we must balance love with truth.” “Love has its place, but we must not forget God’s wrath.” “Love must never take the place of correct biblical doctrine.” Two points need to be made. First, if we take seriously the biblical teaching that the love command is the…
Most western Christians today understand the atonement as a sort of legal-transaction that took place between the Father and the Son that got humanity “off the hook.” The legal-transaction scenario goes something like this: God’s holiness demands that all sin be punished, which in turn requires that sinners go to eternal hell. The trouble is,…