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God's Core Character

God’s Core Character

How does God’s mercy relate to his passion for justice? Sometimes God brings severe consequences in response to human evil. But how does God’s mercy and love balance with his anger at destructive human behavior? These are crucial questions that the biblical authors love to explore in narrative, poetry, and in the literary design of this Exodus passage. The passage …

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Hope

What Is Hope?

Author: John Piper (@JohnPiper) is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org When I came to Bethlehem back in the middle of 1980, the signs were repainted to include the name of the new pastor. Rollin asked me what I would like to see painted on the back side of the north sign that faces the parking lot. …

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Covenants

Courtesy: BibleProject / Source: YouTube The Bible’s main way of talking about God’s relationship to humanity is the image of a partnership. This video on covenants traces the way God entered into a series of formal relationships with various human partners in order to rescue the world through Jesus, the ultimate covenant partner.

The Front Door

By Gay N. Lewis Do people see a pleasant, clean entry when they arrive at your door? Everyone who rings the bell enters, right? Probably not. An uninvited visitor might appear, and you shoo him or her away. Perhaps you pretend no one is home and hope the person will leave. On the other hand, maybe …

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