Monthly Archives: August 2013

A (sort of) Book Review: “The God of the Mundane”

Matthew B. Redmond. The God of the Mundane. Kalos Press, 2012. I am always thrilled by the offer of free books. I was especially flattered when an author offered his own book free of charge and asked me to review … Continue reading

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Imitators of God: Slow to Anger

**This entire series has be very much indebted to the fabulous book by Michael Knowles, The Unfolding Mystery of the Divine Name. This final part also owes much to Zack Hunt and his post “An Angry God Vs. A God Who Gets Angry”. While … Continue reading

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Imitators of God: Forgiving Iniquity, Transgression, and Sin

God told Moses he is “YHWH, the gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger, abundant in hesed and faithfulness.” He “keeps hesed to the thousands, forgiving iniquity, transgression and sin” (Exodus 34:6-7a). If we are to be imitators of God … Continue reading

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Imitators of God: Abundant in Steadfast Love and Faithfulness

Gladden the soul of your servant, for to you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. 5 For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call on you. 6 Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer; … Continue reading

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Imitators of God: Gracious & Compassionate

“YHWH, YHWH, the gracious and compassionate God” (Exodus 34:6) 32 “If you love only those who love you, why should you get credit for that? Even sinners love those who love them! 33 And if you do good only to … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: Jesus is Lord, Caesar is Not

McKnight, Scot and Joseph B. Modica (eds). Jesus is Lord, Caesar is Not: Evaluating Empire in New Testament Studies. Downer’s Grove: IVP, 2013 I was quite excited to pick up this book. Scot McKnight has become one of my favourite … Continue reading

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