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What Does Paul Mean By God’s Wrath? (podcast)
Greg looks at what God’s wrath really is.
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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…
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
The wrath of God is a misunderstood topic. In this sermon, Greg shows how sin has natural consequences that boomerang back to us. While God’s wrath has serious consequences for us, we need to understand how God uses his wrath. In the clip, Greg talks about the mistaken picture of God that allows for the…
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 considers God’s wrath. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0390.mp3
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,…