A Listening God

A Listening God Then the Lord appeared to Solomon in the night and said to him: “I have heard your prayer…If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, pray, seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their … Continue reading A Listening God

A God of Vengeance

A God of Vengeance  O Lord, you God of vengeance, you God of vengeance, shine forth! Psalm 94:1 A jealous and avenging God is the Lord, the Lord is avenging and wrathful; the Lord takes vengeance on his adversaries and rages against his enemies. Nahum 1:2 There was a distinct face of vengeance put upon … Continue reading A God of Vengeance

A Merciful God

A Merciful God  Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. Psalm 51:1-2 If there were a Golden Boy in the Bible – the high school jock blessed with athletic ability, … Continue reading A Merciful God

A Militant God

A Militant God Then Israel made a vow to the Lord and said, “If you will indeed give this people into our hands, then we will utterly destroy their towns.” The Lord listened to the voice of Israel, and handed over the Canaanites; and they utterly destroyed them and their towns. Numbers 21:2-3 There is … Continue reading A Militant God