2 results for tag: Election

Q&R with Brad Jersak: Was Paul wrong about Esau & Pharaoh?

...the "what if" exclusivist scenario of Romans 9 is a distorted construct of God (which stumbled Augustine and his Calvinist progeny). But in context, Paul thoroughly cuts off that error. After all, Christ revealed God as our "loving heavenly Father" rather than an arbitrary tyrant.

Election 2020 – Fever Pitched Anxieties – Greg Albrecht

These must be the last days.  Politicians are running hither and yon, desperately trying to say things that will influence followers and persuade the persuade-able.  Listening to the hand-wringing anxiety and the fever-pitched appeals I was reminded “your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour” (1 Peter 5:8).   “I’m from the government and I am here to help you” has come to be accepted as one of the great lies of our time.  As we live through the last days of October the rhetoric is hot and heavy.  People are energetically touting the wares of their candidates. ...