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Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God: Part One

I recently picked up Brian Zahnd’s new book, Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God. The title of his book is a play on the title of Jonathan Edwards’ most famous sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” That sermon, as the title might lead you to expect, portrays God as a wrathful deity who abhors his creation and is more than willing to punish sinners through eternal torture. 1,712 more words


Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God (Review)

              What is God truly like?  This is a question I have wrestled with.  My whole life I have heard people say, and have said myself, that God is a God of love and of justice.  1,298 more words


The Clock is Ticking...

Well, that went quick!

Two years ago today I published my first book, Love: Expressed with WestBow Press (A Division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan). 272 more words


The point is this: it wasn’t enough for Jerusalem to hail Jesus as the coming king—they did that! They also had to believe in the new way of peace the coming King was proclaiming.

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For the world says: “You have needs, therefore satisfy them, for you have the same rights as the noblest and richest men. Do not be afraid to satisfy them, but even increase them”—this is the current teaching of the world.

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When your city is built upon violence, freedom is just another word for killing your brother. But when your city is built upon love, freedom is just another word for being your brother’s keeper.