When we hear about God’s justice, we think of God “righting wrongs” and people “getting what they deserve.” They may be true statements pertaining to His justice, but there is one subject related to God’s justice that normally goes unnoticed—that is His forgiveness. For this Watson Wednesday, Thomas Watson observes that the truly repent can … More WW: How God Forgives with His Justice
The Truth in Love podcast (not to be confused with Truth with Love) led by Heath Lambert is a great resource for biblical counseling. I enjoyed this episode on the issue of forgiving someone who is not seeking out forgiveness. Take a listen and it will be worth your time.
I’m taking Exegesis of Ephesians with Dr. Felix this semester. I’ll be posting some Harold Hoehner quotes from time to time just for devotional material. Here is the first one. Concerning Ephesians 1:7, Harold Hoehner says, “However, this verse shows that as a result of redemption in Christ through his blood, God has cancelled or … More The Gospel According to Ephesians: Hoehner, Redemption, and Sin
Today marked the final day of my first week of the semester. So far, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed Dr. Osborne’s New Testament Introduction class. We began by reviewing the Intertestamental Period, and today’s discussion was about Alexander the Great from Macedonia. The Greeks did not think the Macedonians posed any threat to them (they were considered … More Alexander the Grudge