God is Love. The wrath of God is what His Love looks like from the vantage point of evil, of that which would threaten or destroy the beloved. Thus, there is no conflict at all between the wrath of God and the Love of God. God's wrath demands nothing other than what His love demands. …
Tag: Oneness/Holiness of God
The Knowledge of the Living God
How can man know God? Can man know God, God the great I AM WHO I AM, eternal, immutable, incomparable, the One Who is Himself and Himself alone, defined only by His own being and by nothing else, to Whom nothing is like, infinite and exalted in majesty and glory? How can a finite creature …
Father, Son, and Spirit Blest (A Poem on the Trinity and the Rest of God)
Our eyes fail before Thy light Cannot see through Thee so bright Holy One, Radiant Three But by Thee we adore Thee Father, Son, and Spirit blest Sov’reign reign o’er all the rest All of them dark fading things Under Thine eternal wings
What Jesus’ Words Mean in the Context of the Holiness of God
God is holy, jealous, and alone in majesty; He will not share His name, His prerogative or His glory with any other. Jesus Christ has claimed the name of God, He has claimed the prerogatives of God, and He has claimed the glory of God. Unless Jesus Christ is, in very fact, God, He has blasphemed Him. The Jews of His day understood that. That is why when He said, “I am; and you will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of the Power and coming on the clouds of heaven,” they condemned Him to death for blasphemy. God is Holy and God is King, and no one but God can sit down at His right hand.
(Part I) The Wonder of the Trinity: God is One
God is One. There are three distinct Divine Persons. These two truths have been held by Christians throughout the ages. They form the basis for our understanding of the faith. With the doctrines of the Person and Work of Jesus Christ and the Incarnation they stand at the very center of the Christian faith. Indeed, without a right understanding of the Nature of God and the Trinity the mystery of the Incarnation is nonsense, and without the Incarnation the Cross and Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ are equally nonsense.