Why God Appears Violent in Scripture

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God appears violent in the Bible because humans would rather blame God for our violence than admit that we ourselves are violent. And God gladly accepts responsibility for our violence to help rescue and redeem us from violence.


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Is God a murderer?

is God a murderer?

The devil is a murderer and a liar, and one of his primary lies is to tell us that God is a murderer. The devil himself is largely responsible for much of the violence that happens in the world, and he loves nothing more than to carry out that violence and then frame God for it.


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The Light at the End of the Theological Tunnel

the end the telos

The “telos” or the end of Scripture is Jesus, and the “telos” or the end of Jesus is to become numbered among the sinners. Why? Because Jesus reveals God to us, and this is what God has been doing since the very beginning. God looks violent just as Jesus looks like a criminal.


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A Proposal about the Violence of God in the Old Testament

violence of God in the Bible

After a nearly six month break, I am finally starting back up on my series about the violence of God in the Old Testament. Although, … it wasn’t really a break. I was madly reading, writing, and researching that whole time … and now I think I am ready to begin again. This post contains a summary review of what I have written so far.


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Why did God wait thousands of years to send Jesus?

God sent Jesus

There are many possible answers to why God waited so long to send Jesus. Here are 6 possible answers to why God delayed in sending Jesus, following with my own modest proposal. Ultimately, the question comes down to why God delays in anything He does.


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