Comfort in God’s Omnipotence

  This is such a good book: How Long O Lord by D. A. Carson.  I wish I had read it years ago!  As I read through it now it is helping me in the faith in quite a few different ways.  It’s one of those books I’m marking up like crazy and will for… Continue reading Comfort in God’s Omnipotence

The Omnipotence of God in Job 9

  Hywel Jones' commentary on Job is one of my favorites on this OT book.  It is textual, theological, practical, and devotional. Though Jones doesn't deal with every Hebrew nuance, it is evident that he has wrestled with the text - it shows in his writing.  Also evident is the fact that Jones wants the reader to 'get'… Continue reading The Omnipotence of God in Job 9

What Does Open Theism Sound Like? Moses and Open Theism

I knew Terence Fretheim's name was attached to the Open Theism camp; I see why now in his commentary on Exodus (Louisville: John Knox Press, 1991).  In discussing Yahweh's dialogue with Moses in Exodus 3-4.17, Fretheim writes this: "God treats the dialogue with Moses with integrity and honors his insights as important ingredients for the… Continue reading What Does Open Theism Sound Like? Moses and Open Theism