Our Bibles today follow a different order than that found in the Hebrew Bible. Why? Is there a correct order, and if so, which is it? In this post I would like to present a few unfinished thoughts on this question and hopefully spark some discussion.
Tag: God’s Glory in Salvation Through Judgment (page 1 of 2)
Here’s my obligatory (but very enjoyable to write) top books of 2013 list. A few things to mention first. These are the top books I read in 2013, not necessarily released in 2013. Also these are purely what I enjoyed the most in 2013, not necessarily the most important, nor the best in any objective sense. Many of these are academic, but not all. With that said, here’s the list.
Is there a singular purpose behind everything that God does in history? Did this same purpose also motivate the human authors of Scripture? Jim Hamilton would answer ‘yes’ to these questions, and believes the purpose to be God’s Glory in Salvation Through Judgment, hence the title of this book.
Here is another insight drawn from Jim Hamilton’s God’s Glory in Salvation Through Judgment.
Have you ever heard the charge that Jesus’s followers changed His message? Or made Him out to be someone He didn’t claim to be? Or that Paul preached a different message to Jesus’s early followers and is single-handedly responsible for Christianity today (not the magazine)? Well, there are great defenses against those claims, but here is a piece of the puzzle.