Is the ‘Old Testament God’ Evil?
- Date: 3/24/2021
- Occasion: Vineyard Anaheim series on the book of Joshua and how we understand the story of God.
- Media Type: Streaming Video
- Audience: Beginner, Intermediate
- Kingdom Categories: Life of the Mind
- How could a loving God command such a horrible thing?
- Doesn't this provide evidence that the God of the Old and New Testament are different beings?
In this thirty-minute video, I tackle these issues and provide solutions towards them. I underscore the point that God did not hate nations of people; he hated idolatrous practices.
- It unpacks controversial passages of scripture that suggest 'divine genocide'.
- It offers a biblical theological perspective on the meaning of God commanding the dispossessing of people from a place.
- It shows continuity between God revealed in the Old Testament and the New Testament.