Has God done away with His judgments on the earth? If you repent of your sins, does God still know about them even if you’re forgiven? Dr. Brown takes up these questions today on the Line of Fire!
Dr. Brown’s Bottom Line: Our God, our loving Father, our wonderful Savior, is a righteous Judge. Whatever He does is good; He disciplines His people in righteousness, He judges the world in righteousness, and we should rejoice.
Dr. Brown’s Bottom Line: God sees every aspect of my life, including my sin, but He looks at me through His love, goodness, and kindness as His child, and He turns me away from sin by His Spirit so I can be more like Him. Repentance is a beautiful thing.
Jeremiah Commentary by Dr. Brown: combines a detailed introduction, in-depth exegesis of the text, and serious spiritual reflection on the calling of a prophet and the burden of the Lord.
The Great Debate [DVD]: Dr. Brown debates Bart Ehrman on the Bible and the problem of suffering.
How Saved Are We? by Dr. Brown: This unsettling book challenges us to ask ourselves what kind of born-again experience we have had if it calls for almost no personal sacrifice, produces virtually no separation from the world, and breeds practically no hatred of sin.
Go and Sin no More [mp3 CD]: Titled after Dr. Brown’s book release, this eight part series highlights key biblical truths regarding sin and holiness. This series is a must for believers desiring to walk in holiness before the Lord.
The Gospel that Judges Our Secrets VOR Article by Bryan Purtle
Is it remarkable to us that Paul conveys the reality of God’s judgment as a crucial component of his “gospel”? Do we see it as “good news” that “God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus”?
Paul is addressing the issues of Law and conscience in Romans 2, and he swings his subject back around to the inward reality, as apostles always do. He declares that even if all seems to be intact externally with the saint, the real issue of judgment has to do with “the secrets of men,” for the Lord is ever and always concerned with reality, and not with the mere appearance of things. […]
Why You OUGHT to Judge: VOR Article by Frank Turek
At least one lesbian is not happy with me for the case I made last week against same-sex marriage on our TV program. She wrote me this ALL CAPS e-mail with “VERY JUDGEMENTAL” in the subject line:
ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE ME AND I AM A CHRISTIAN LESBIAN AND HAVE BEEN FOR ALMOST 20 YEARS. STOP JUDGING AND MOVE ON!!! I AM SO TIRED OF ALL YOU UPTIGHT, DO RIGHT, SINNERS JUDGING PEOPLE.
I wrote her back asking her why she was judging me for judging. It seemed like a fair question. After all, if I am not to “judge” her, why is it OK for her to judge me? And if she’s a Christian, doesn’t she know that God has already judged homosexual behavior as immoral? I mean, I didn’t make the judgment that homosexual behavior was wrong. God is the standard of morality, not me.
But the main point is that my lesbian pen pal did what most liberals do when they are faced with arguments they don’t like—they misuse Jesus’ apparent command not to “judge” in order to shut you up. […]