When Did We Stop Fearing God?

Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you. C.S. Lewis portrayed Aslan the Lion as being kind, but not tame. The Chronicles of Narnia allegorically tell the Gospel story. Man tends to view God in one of two extremes – either He is a vengeful, angry God or a passive, loving God who allows everyone to win in the end. Yet God revealed Himself as being both a God of… Read More

Faithful, but Fierce

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations, (Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV) The God I serve is a faithful God. He keeps His word. He fulfills His promises. He is gracious and kind, benevolent and merciful. There is no god like God. Generation after generation has benefited from His covenant love. But, make no mistake, the same covenant love that is described as faithful is also fierce. God is not… Read More