To Understand God, Look to Jesus: The Incarnational Paradigm

I recall some time ago speaking with an atheist who told me that they didn’t believe in God. When I asked why that was, they began with this description, “I don’t believe in a god who thinks women are on a lower footing than men. A god who also orders the genocide of innocent people, … Continue reading To Understand God, Look to Jesus: The Incarnational Paradigm

Must Repentance Come Before Forgiveness?

A common notion many Christians hold is that if someone wrongs us, we are only obliged to forgive if they first repent and seek forgiveness. The entire basis for this is that God only forgives when the transgressor seeks repentance and forgiveness. However, we must remember that we are not God. I find this notion … Continue reading Must Repentance Come Before Forgiveness?