Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live:
for thy law is my delight (Psa 119.77).
The Bible’s clear teaching about God’s compassion is diametrically opposed to what we initially assume about it because we tend to think he is as we naturally wish him to be—one like ourselves only better—and [...]
The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy:
Teach me thy statutes (Psa 119.64).
The airwaves are full of commentary on the earth—its origin, state, and end. Thoughts on the earth convey a “worldview” and ultimately, one’s religious beliefs, often even if the particular topic seems completely unrelated. Popular ideas today include evolution [...]