“I Kept You From Sinning”

Abimelech was the king of Gerar. A wealthy nomad named Abraham moved into his city one day, bringing along his sister Sarah. When Abimelech saw how beautiful she was, he took her for himself. Sometime later God came to Abimelech in a dream and told him the truth: Sarah was already married, and her husband Read More …

Advent Devotional: He Knows Our Pain

This was originally written for the 2017 PBA Advent Devotional Guide. Due to the high volume of quality submissions, it was not ultimately included in the guide, but I’m leaving it here instead. Click here to receive daily advent devotionals this season from the PBA community. Hebrews 4:15-16 (ESV): For we do not have a Read More …

Are Men and Women Equal?

Are men and women equal? I wish I could just say “yes” and leave it at that. But the word “equality” has become so ambiguous and politically charged in our society that a simple “yes” will almost guarantee that half my readers misunderstand me. A more detailed response drawn from the Scriptures is necessary to Read More …

Who Does God Love?: Exodus

This is part of a blog series entitled “Who Does God Love?” The series explores how God’s love for the world is to be understood in light of his hatred for those who do wrong (Ps. 5:5-6). In this post, we will examine what the book of Exodus has to say on this matter. Click Read More …

Who Does God Love?: Genesis

This is part of a blog series entitled “Who Does God Love?” The series explores how God’s love for the world is to be understood in light of his hatred for those who do wrong (Ps. 5:5-6). In this post, we will examine what the book of Genesis has to say on this matter. Click Read More …

Who Does God Love?: All Posts

This is an ongoing blog series exploring how God’s love for the world is to be understood in light of his hatred for those who do wrong (Ps. 5:5-6). In this series, I will go through the entire Bible book-by-book, gradually developing a biblical perspective on this issue. Links to each post in the series Read More …