God Hates.

God Hates Sin. And he has good reason to hate sin. It breaks his moral law. It deprives human beings of their full flourishing. It brings pain and heart-ache to others. It creates destruction and violence in the world. It destroys the beauty of his creation. And the list goes on . . .  God’s … More God Hates.

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The Lies We Tell Ourselves

No nation produces better novels than Russia. It isn’t even close. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Pasternack, Chekhov, Nabakov, Solzhenitsyn, Turgenev, these are men whose greatest books are worthy of being read multiple times and who have enraptured the imagination of millions all over the world. Crime and Punishment and the Brothers Karamozov by Dostoevsky are filled with such … More The Lies We Tell Ourselves

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Resolves and Grace

Grace. Unmerited favor. The free and unmerited favor of God whereby He freely bestows His blessings and forgiveness on sinners. Grace is the healing generosity of God that touches us so powerfully that nothing is ever quite the same again. —Calvin Miller A faithful band of men and women at Trinity Church have been seeking … More Resolves and Grace

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The Marvelous and Dangerous Love of God

Wednesday is for Thinking Great quotes from classic texts. “God’s love is an exercise of His goodness towards individual sinners whereby, having identified Himself with their welfare, He has given His Son to be their Saviour, and now brings them to know and enjoy Him in a covenant relation.” J.I. Packer, Knowing God, 111. How … More The Marvelous and Dangerous Love of God

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