Wednesday, May 28, 2008

There Are No Surprise Sins

There Are No Surprise Sins
May 26, 2008 By: John Piper Category: Commentary

One of the mercies of God that keeps me believing in him is that none of the events of history or of the news today, which seem to contradict God’s character, contradict God’s Word.

In other words, there are no surprise sins or surprise calamities in this world for those who know their Bibles.

The reason this sustains faith is that, if the very book that tells me about God’s wisdom and power and justice and love also tells me of the worst seeming contradictions of his character, then either I never should have believed the God of this book, or I shouldn’t lose my faith now.

By John Piper. © Desiring God. Website: desiringGod.org.
http://www.desiringgod.org/Blog/1242_there_are_no_surprise_sins/

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