Psalms for Teens 6 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 38


1O Lord, rebuke me not in your anger,     nor discipline me in your wrath! 2 For your arrows have sunk into me,     and your hand has come down on me. 3 There is no soundness in my flesh     because of your indignation; there is no health in my bones     because of my sin. 4 For my iniquities have … Continue reading Psalms for Teens 6 – Lament Psalms – Psalm 38

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Doctrine of Retribution – Part 2 (Its Ramifications)


To start I want to be biblical about this and say at the front that the doctrine of retribution (DOR for now on) is something that DID occur in Scripture.  Remember Deuteronomy 28 where Moses relays all of the blessings and curses for obedience and disobedience? "And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, … Continue reading Doctrine of Retribution – Part 2 (Its Ramifications)

Doctrine of Retribution – Part 1 (Introduction)


The biblical character Job endured more suffering than most people will ever experience. The "Satan" works a couple of deals with God, an act we may never understand fully, and inflicts unimaginable suffering on Job by destroying his children, his livestock and ultimately his physical body. Job's three friends (four if you count Elihu) and … Continue reading Doctrine of Retribution – Part 1 (Introduction)