Here is a good sermon by Pastor Tom. God is indeed in control. He will accomplish His purposes, and those purposes are good and just and right–perfectly.
You need not fear the terror of night, or the arrows of war, or the plagues. God is in control of history. He is using the sinful and horrible works of humankind to bring about his purposes. In the simplest possible terms, God is putting things right. Even the sorts of things that make us think God is not paying attention are, in fact, being used to prepare the world for the end of the old, broken, sinful order and the beginning of the new, joyful, perfect order.
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Revelation #17. Revelation 6:3-17
I want to clarify a few things. My best guess about the seven seals (or, rather, the first six) is that they do not…
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