Paul Vaughan speaks about being a 'worker' or 'righteousness', what that means, and why it's of central importance to anyone who wants to share a personal relationship with God.
That a loving, all-powerful God would allow terrible human anguish perplexes many people. Some even see it as justification for denying God's existence.
The biblical account of the years leading up to defeat and deportation of the ten tribes of Israel by the Assyrians is recorded as a warning of the consequences of turning away from God.
Forgiveness does not come easily for most of us, but the commandment to do so is not optional.