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I am a jealous God

It’s right there in the midst of the ten words from Mount Sinai: “I the LORD thy God am a jealous God”  (Exodus 20:5) What a horrible idea, we might think, a jealous God!?  What kind of a God gets jealous? Well Mount Sinai is no unguarded moment of candour.  The LORD is very open […]

Fire and Brimstone

These days the phrase “fire and brimstone” is more associated with a style of preaching than with the reality they preach.  “Fire and brimstone” preaching is what our culture fears.  Rarely does it occur to someone to fear fire and brimstone itself. “Fire and brimstone” continually describes the judgement of God in the bible (see […]