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The Imprecatory Psalms, Part One

Feb 2, 2012

If you read the Psalter through in one sitting (which can be done) or at least read all 150 psalms in a concentrated period of time (which I have just recently done), a number of things will stand out. One

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The Imprecatory Psalms, Part Two

Feb 2, 2012

In Part One of this article I offered some general considerations as to how the Christian might approach the rather troubling imprecatory psalms. To properly tease these ideas out it is worth looking at a few imprecatory psalms in some

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On Unconditional Forgiveness

Jul 11, 2014

I just penned a piece on forgiveness, but the parameters of that were somewhat limited. I spoke primarily there about interpersonal relationships, and the need to forgive others, especially our brothers and sisters. Our forgiveness of others is an indication

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Yes God Does Do This, and So Should We

Oct 6, 2013

The amount of unbiblical thinking most Christians are engaged in is really quite appalling. One suspects that large swathes of the Christian community have never even opened the book they claim is so vital to their faith. And if they

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Recovering God’s Holiness

Mar 4, 1999

Three recent occurrences are the occasion for this article.  The first was a conversation with a good friend and respected colleague, a fellow soldier in the pro-life, pro-family and pro-faith wars. We were discussing the judgments of God in

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Jesus, Justice and Vindication

Sep 5, 2014

It is amazing just how many Christians have an absolutely pathetic and unbiblical view of who Jesus is. Far too many believers still think of him as a tree-hugging greenie, a peace sign-flashing hippy, or a door-to-door salesman offering personal

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