His distributive justice as governor of men—justly distributing REWARDS and PUNISHMENTS to every one according to their merits or demerits, as accountable creatures made in the image of God and under the law.
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. —James 1:12 ESV
Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing. —2 Timothy 4:8 ESV
He cannot, as being infinitely righteous, do otherwise than regard and hate sin as intrinsically hateful and deserving of punishment. “He cannot deny himself” (2 Tim. 2:13). His essential and eternal righteousness immutably determines him to visit every sin as such with merited punishment.
What is THE FEAR OF THE LORD? and why is it so important? Answer
God’s sovereignty, election, and man’s free will—What does the Bible say? Answer Since God is the creator of the universe, He alone has the right to exercise authority. Why does He still allow sin to exist? What can we learn about free will and gracious election?
Is God biased? Is it fair to save only some? What about those who have never heard the gospel?Answer
Judgment and God’s nature and justice(includes Is God unfair in that Hitler and a dear old lady (who never accepted Jesus) will both go to Hell? / “God is all loving. He would never send me to Hell.” / “My god would never send anyone to Hell.”)
Does Christianity need to develop a NEW gospel adapted to today’s world? Answer
Why is the world the way it is? If God is all-knowing, all-powerful, and loving, would He really create a world like this? (filled with oppression, suffering, death and cruelty) Answer
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God’s goodness, mercy, forgiveness and salvation
SHORT VIDEO EXCERPT—Despite what some churches teach, God’s love is NOT “unconditional.” Is it really Biblically accurate to say, “God hates the SIN, but loves the SINNER”? What are the ramifications of that belief?…
The Error in Teaching God’s Unconditional Love
Answer by John F. MacArthur, Litt.D., D.D., The Master’s Seminary and theologian R.C. Sproul, Drs., Ph.D., Ligonier Ministries