Sometimes the Bible seems to contradict itself––God is slow to anger, except for the times he appears to get mad quickly. The biblical authors don’t give us a systematic explanation, but they invite us to wrestle through our deepest questions and encounter a clearer, more nuanced picture of God. Learn more as Tim, Jon, and Carissa respond to your questions!

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  • Is God’s wrath passive? (02:00)
  • Does God punish innocent people? (22:40)
  • Why does Psalm 2 say God is quick to anger? (34:40)
  • What did Jesus accomplish by his substitution? (46:22)

Show Music 

  • “Defender (Instrumental)” by Tents

Show produced by Dan Gummel. Show notes by Lindsey Ponder. Audience questions collected by Christopher Maier.

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