The Bible speaks of God as “Sovereign” and “Sovereign Lord” Him being worthy to receive the glory and the honour and the power, because He created all things. Jehovah’s sovereignty has beauty, excellence and dignity. The psalmist writes: “Righteousness and judgment [or, “justice”] are the established place of your throne; loving-kindness and trueness themselves come in before your face.” (Ps. 89:14)
Interview with Charles Lee Irons about his impressively researched monograph, The Righteousness of God (Mohr Siebeck, 2015) over the New Perspective on Paul.
Before the New Covenant had been ratified by the death of Jesus, its terms were made applicable to those who had faith. If we do not take this view of God’s dealings with the Ancients, we practically assert that God has two arrangements for the forgiveness of sins, one through faith in Christ, applicable since […]
Divine Justice requires the punishment of disobedience, and cannot allow the guilty to be cleared.(Exodus 34: 6, 7; Rom. 3: 19.) This is the basis of God‘s dealings; “Justice and judgment are the habitation of Thy throne.” (Psa. 89: 14; 97: 2.) He is ” the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither […]
“To himthatexcelleth. A Psalm of David. The heavens declare the glory of God, and thefirmamentshoweth ye work of his hands.” (Psalms 19:1GenevaBible) “1 Then God spake all these words, saying, 2 I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 3 Thou […]
In the previous articles we have seen how important it is to belong to a community which is under Christ, who was “raised again for our justification” (Romans 4: 25). In our hope in that one man from Nazareth who was willing put his will aside for only following that what God wanted him to […]