Tag: mercy

Fruit of the Spirit: Kindness

The Apostle Paul well understood that maintaining an understanding of the truth of God in Christ, and upholding that truth, was very important (Galatians 1:1-5:16). And yet such an understanding must inform the Christian’s practice,Continue reading

Understanding Covenant, VII: Hesed

One cannot come to a good understanding of God’s relationships with mankind without considering covenants. Covenants are agreements maintaining mutual benefits and obligations. God made covenants with the creation in the days of Noah, Abraham,Continue reading

Rules, People, and Judgmentalism

Ever since the beginning of mankind there have been rules. For the vast majority of time people have broken those rules. How people view the rules, people who break the rules, and their own violationContinue reading

The Christian and Justice

Lord YHWH of Hosts, the Creator of heaven and earth, founded the creation in justice and is enthroned on justice (Psalms 33:5, 97:2, 111:7). He is indeed the God of justice (Isaiah 30:18, Malachi 2:17).Continue reading

Reciprocity

“Be ye merciful, even as your Father is merciful. And judge not, and ye shall not be judged: and condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: release, and ye shall be released: give, andContinue reading

God our Father

For ye received not the spirit of bondage again unto fear; but ye received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, “Abba, Father” (Romans 8:15). For many people, fathers are honored and revered, respected andContinue reading

The Benefit of the Doubt

And Abraham said, “Because I thought, Surely the fear of God is not in this place. And they will slay me for my wife’s sake” (Genesis 20:11). Abraham is often recognized as a champion ofContinue reading