Some helpful thoughts from Trevin Wax on a biblical narrative that seems troubling. Moses did not enter the promised land, because God’s true deliverer fully embraces and fully embodies the mercy and love of God for his people. And God’s dealing with Moses amply demonstrates mercy and grace in judgment. From the article: God told …

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 12 Chapter 7 – Of God’s Covenant with Man (Cont.) (Paragraphs 4-6) IV. This covenant of grace is frequently set forth in the Scripture by the name of a testament, in reference to the death of Jesus Christ, the testator, and to the everlasting inheritance, with all things …

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Kathy Keller in a collection of messages by various people on Nehemiah, God’s Word, Our Story. Nehemiah is interpreting the present events and his own situation and gifts in light of God’s Word and in light of the main themes of the Word. He doesn’t need to ask for a sign, lay out a fleece, …

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