From a Calvinist point of view there are two wills of God, his Secret Will and his Revealed Will. As it says in Deuteronomy 29:29:
The secret things belong to the LORD our God; but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children for ever, that we may perform all the words of this law.
His Revealed Will is all the commandments of God, how ...
According to scripture, God revealed himself in the beginning by creating.
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. [Genesis 1:1, KJV.]
Then God revealed himself to humanity, by speaking.
And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: [Genesis 2:16, KJV.]
God revealed himself to Adam, ...
I looked at many Christian apologist websites, like GotQuestions,
which states that anybody who claims to see God can have their claims
evaluated by Scripture. So far so good, but how would people like
Abraham know that their visions of God were real and that they were
not deceived if they didn't have the complete edition of the
Most of the contradictions we perceive stem from a misunderstanding of the depths of the riches of God's goodness and his judgement along with a commensurate misunderstanding of our own fallenness. It is always dangerous for us to use ourselves and what good we think we are capable of as the standard against which we evaluate God. Paul Chernoch has given a ...
The first means is fulfilled prophecy.
Methusaleh's name was a prophecy: it means "When he dies, it will come". The year he died, the flood of Noah arrived.
God told Abraham that he would have a son. Twenty-five years later, he did.
Elihu announced the coming of God to Job, and God came.
Job uttered at least two dozen prophecies, which ultimately came ...
The Apostle Paul outlined for us a definition of Love. Mercy falls under that larger category. So can we measure the degree of Christ’s love by that standard? If Jesus perfectly exemplifies love by his actions, then we must conclude that the motive behind his admonitions about Hell was one of Love.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does ...