The following articles are related to the topic of GOODNESS

Old Testament Events and the Goodness of God

Some have suggested that certain accounts within the Old Testament appear to depict God not as holy, kind, good, and merciful, but instead as unjust, mean, vengeful, and unmerciful. How can God be called “good” in light of such events?

The Magic of Kindness

If we would emulate our God, we will cultivate kindness. This one moral attribute can work wonders on both friends and enemies.

Will Everyone Go to Heaven?

The idea that all people will be saved appears to be gaining momentum. But the fact is, this dogma has no basis in Scripture and logically it is irrational.

Does God Send Delusions? Can a Person Harden Himself Beyond Hope?

What does the Bible mean when it suggests that God may “send a strong delusion” to some people (2 Thes. 2:11)? Would the “God of truth” actually “send” a lie? Too, is it possible for a person to harden his heart to the extent that he is beyond the hope of salvation?

A Message from an Angel

In the 14th chapter of the book of Revelation, John the apostle records a vision of several angels, who bring messages from God. This article addresses one of those messages.

Did Jesus Repudiate His Divine Nature?

Some claim that Jesus, in his conversation with the rich, young ruler (Mk. 10:17-18), denied that he possessed the nature of deity. What is the truth of this matter? Study this controversial passage with us.

Why Do Good People Do Bad Things?

Not infrequently one is shocked when he hears of a good person who has done a very bad thing? How are such tragedies to be explained?

God as a Father

The Bible refers to God as a “Father” in several different senses. Many sincere people are confused about this. One may believe that he is a “child of God”; and he is in one sense, but may not be in another—the most important. It is crucial that we understand this issue.

My Cup Runs Over

In that delightful twenty-third Psalm, the writer (most likely David) depicts the lavish blessings bestowed by God. Surely the devout child of God today can echo those sentiments in his own life.

How Is God To Be “Known”?

Can God be known from nature? Or are the Scriptures required for a fuller knowledge of the Creator? This article explores these questions.