Your Sins are Forgiven: the Grace of God in Samuel

I suspect that the narrative of Samuel has much to teach us about the character of God: observe that David and Saul are both portrayed as rebellious men who break God’s word and law. David is still portrayed as a man after God’s own heart, yes, but these are glimmers of light in the midst … Continue reading Your Sins are Forgiven: the Grace of God in Samuel

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Reflections on Scripture

A few years ago, I came across an article from a pastor in the States decrying evangelical Christians as bibliolaters, that is, he suggested that our talk of “inerrancy” and “authority” turned us away from God to the writings of man. For him, it was okay to speak of encountering God in the Bible, but … Continue reading Reflections on Scripture