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Posted on 21. Jul, 2009 by Tim Stoner.
From a talk given to Christian radio broadcasters: “Should our worldview be that of war or peace? Is the message of the Gospel, “you can come home now the war is over”? or is it “if you surrender you will be safe”? And why it matters that those called to speak (or write) get the message right. And why shouting may not be inappropriate.
Posted on 05. Jul, 2009 by Tim Stoner.
There are certains Psalms called the Imprecatory Psalms because they are filled with prayers of curses on wicked oppressors. I am tempted to run as far as I can from them. I wish they weren’t included in the Bible. They are so utterly Medieval and Inquisitorial. But it is their intolerable harshness that arrests me and drags me back. And it makes me wonder whether I am the one in need of change not the Psalms.