Tag Archives: Final Judgment

Taking God Seriously

We live in a big world. We’ve known that for a long time, and have been impressed. “How great are your works, LORD! How profound your designs!” (Psalms 92:6) But impressive as what we see is, God is greater: almighty, … Continue reading

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The Speckled Axe

I’m a perfectionist, a frustrated one. Somewhere between childhood and adolescence, I felt that if adequacy had a numeric value, it’d be greater than two and less than one; or something equally impossible. More accurately, I felt as if that … Continue reading

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God, Angels, and Belshazzar

I don’t know why encounters with angels,1 and God, aren’t all alike. Sometimes, like Abraham’s meeting with the Almighty and two angels, described in Genesis 18:2, or Habakkuk’s getting airlifted in Daniel 14:33–37, it’s apparently much like meeting another human. … Continue reading

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