Tag: jealous God

Jun 2018
Love to a Thousand Generations

There’s a beautiful and oft-overlooked promise in the book of Exodus. There, God describes Himself as “a jealous God” who visits “the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate” Him, but shows “steadfast love to thousands of those who love” Him and keep His commandments” (Exodus 20:5-6). It’s an interesting and provocative thing to consider. “Visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children” – yikes! It seems to say that God promises to punish children for the sins of their......

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