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1. August 2010

Making sense of God’s anger, judgment, and forgiveness

Filed under: philosophy,Theology — admin @ 16:23

To a lot of people, the idea of an angry God taking total justice into His own hands doesn’t make a lot of sense.  And generally, the intellectual errors fall into one of either two camps.  They either consider God’s anger toward sin to be slightly pompous and irrational, since we visibly perceive wrongdoings to be against people, and not necessarily against God Himself; or they take an entirely subjective perspective, thinking that the “big” sins we abhor are the only ones that matter, and that God is somehow keeping a tally in which the person overwhelmingly falls on the “good” side since they don’t commit too many big sins.  The problems with both philosophies are immense, however, and show a complete misunderstanding of God’s existence. (more…)

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