Why Is the Trinity So Confusing?

Confusion with the Doctrine of the Trinity Is Fitting

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Genesis 1:26, Deuteronomy 6:4, Matthew 28:19

Why is the Trinity so confusing?

It is perhaps the most important doctrine in all of Christianity. And the Trinity is probably the most confusing doctrine as well. God is one, and God is three. It sounds like a really hard math problem. But God is not an equation to be figured out, but rather our Lord to be loved, enjoyed, and obeyed.

Why Are Old Testament Laws So Harsh? (Part 2)

The More God’s Presence Manifests, the Harsher the Penalty for Sin Becomes

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Exodus 33:3-6

Why are Old Testament laws so harsh? Why does God seem so mean in the Old Testament and nice in the New Testament? Why does God kill so many people in the Old Testament? Why is God angry in the Old Testament and then merciful in the New Testament? Why Does God punish people like homosexuals in the Old Testament? Why does God command Israel to kill other nations and take their lands? Why is the Old Testament so violent? How can the God of the Old Testament be same as the God in the New Testament?

Why Are Old Testament Laws So Harsh? (Part 1)

Many Old Testament Laws Do Not Reflect God's Original Plan

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Matthew 19:7-9

Skeptics and Christians alike often find it difficult to reconcile how God is presented in the Old Testament compared to the New Testament. With a quick read it seems the God of the Old Testament is different than the God of the New Testament. Thus, it is no surprise that many ask questions like, “Why are Old Testament laws so harsh?” “Why does God seem so mean in the Old Testament?” “Why does God seem so different in the Old Testament?” Or “Why is the Old Testament so full of violence when Jesus seems so peaceful?”

The Blind Faith of Atheism

A Belief Based on the Absence of Evidence

The blind faith of atheism

(Note: This post is a bit longer and headier than what’s normal at ApplyGodsWord.com.)

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. 2 This is what the ancients were commended for.3 By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible. – Hebrews 11:1-3 (NIV)