By Paul Baxter The idea of God “punishing the children for the fathers’ iniquity to the third and fourth generations” seems utterly unfair and certainly unchristian, but we find these words not only in Exodus 20:5 but also Exodus 34:7, Numbers 14:18, and Deuteronomy 5:9. When we read Exodus 34:6-7a we have a clear and […]
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By Paul Baxter The above question arises out of the apparent conflicts and contradictions between the Jewish Old Testament and the Christian New Testament. As Christians who accept the Old and New Testaments as the inspired and inerrant Word of God, let us say that the New Testament is not so much contradictory as complementary […]
By Paul R. Baxter The above question was raised in an email from a Christian who has posed previous questions to me. He has just read a most questionable book about “open theism” that is somewhat based on the idea that God changes his mind. After asking me what my “thoughts are on open theism” […]
Part 2: Why do millennials need more than our hyper-individualistic society provides? Read Part 1 here.David Brooks’ most recent provocative book takes us on a quest for a moral life within a culture sinking in hyper-individualistic amorality. After citing the evidence for this “catastrophe” he directs the readers’ attention to their heart and soul that equips […]
Since you asked: Why do millennials need more than our hyper-individualistic society provides? (Pt. 1)
A new book by a best selling New York Times columnist and Yale teacher offers an answer to the above question, though the reader must sort through the author’s personal reflections and social research. David Brooks not only diagnoses our culture’s problems but proposes a believable solution that is rooted in the depths of Christian […]
If God is One, why does He reveal Himself in three persons?