DA Carson: God is sovereign, and invariably good; we are morally responsible, and frequently evil.

D. A. Carson writes in “For the Love of God, Volume 1, Feb 17” THE LAST CHAPTER OF GENESIS includes a section that is both pathetic and glorious (Gen. 50:15-21). Everything that is sad and flawed in this family resurfaces when Jacob dies. Joseph’s brothers fear that their illustrious sibling may have suppressed vengeful resentment … More DA Carson: God is sovereign, and invariably good; we are morally responsible, and frequently evil.

D. A. Carson- “Only grace is a sufficient hedge.”

D.A. Carson on 2 Kings 22-23, in “For the Love of God, Vol 1, Nov 9”   THE LAST SERIOUS ATTEMPT at moral and theological reformation in the kingdom of Judah is reported in 2 Kings 22.After that, there is only the final slide into exile. King Hezekiah, the effect of whose reign was so largely good, was … More D. A. Carson- “Only grace is a sufficient hedge.”

Religiously and theologically, Ahaz was a disaster.

Dr. D.A. Carson on 2 Kings 16 (from “The Love of God, Vol 1, Nov 3”)   THE BOOKS OF1AND 2 KINGS, though they follow the fortunes of both Judah and  Israel (the southern and northern kingdoms, respectively, after the division that  followed Solomon’s death), lay more emphasis on Israel, the northern ten tribes.  More space is … More Religiously and theologically, Ahaz was a disaster.

Just do it?

Judges 17:6  In those days there was no king in Israel. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes. Everyone was doing as they pleased and not according to God.  Micah steals from his mother (so much for family loyalty!) then confesses (maybe because he is afraid….his mother curses the thief, not knowing it was … More Just do it?