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Tag: Mercy

Carry on My Wayward Son – Congressman Anthony Weiner

I’ve written it before and I’m writing it again. As life around me has become complex, the remedy for the complexities have become simple: trust in the Lord with all your heart. This has brought great peace and joy to me as I’ve learned in a very pro-active and productive environment that I am not at the helm and the buck does not stop with me. I am not promoting complacency, apathy, or laziness. It just seems that there’s lots of spinning wheels going on with little progress when perhaps God is telling us to just put it in … continue reading...

Why would God have Israel kill the women and children of Canaan? Where is the mercy? The Justice? Dawkins and others ask

I receive an email asking me to address the issue of the Israelite purge of Canaan, in particular the command to cut down the women and children as well. The correspondent indicated that this is something he as a Christian struggles with and points out that Richard Dawkins raises the issue as well. I asked for his permission to post my answer, which he gave me, and it follows below:

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Dear Correspondent

I think your question ranks up there among some of the hardest questions to deal with. Let me first assure you that doubts are perfectly normal for … continue reading...