In the book of Joshua, Israel was commanded by God to slaughter whole tribes, including the women and children. So how do we reconcile this with the rest of Scripture?
In this short-form video, Pastor Joel Webbon does something quite surprising. He actually uses the Scripture to make an argument against tithing. Well… kind of.
As a father, it is not enough to tell your children the truth of God’s Word. Fathers must believe this truth for themselves and diligently live it out in practical obedience to God’s Word.
Faithful preaching includes 1) revelation (a text), 2) interpretation (exegesis), and 3) application (how we should then live). The “Gospel-Centered Movement” worked hard over the past 20 years to train Evangelicals to despise that last part. They were highly successful.
Are there two tracks for salvation, one for Israel and another for the Gentiles? Did God replace Israel and cut them out of his covenant forever? Or does God have an eternal plan which includes a “partial hardening” of Israel for a time, but the ultimate “grafting” of both Jews and Gentiles into the same salvific root?
Unbelief is a sin. However, there is a massive difference between not believing God CAN/WILL fulfill his promises, and struggling to see HOW God can/will fulfill his promises.