Daily Archives: August 5, 2009

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Blessed by the Name of the Lord

Jeffery Adams submitted a thought provoking comment on the post, “What Makes Bad Language Bad.” I believe it is important to discuss because it is true that there are events in life when appreciation for the sovereignty of God appears to collide with our difficult experiences in the cursed creation that we inhabit. Jeffery is raising this question: Is there a word or phrase that is appropriate to say in response to such situations? For example, the headlines this morning are filled with the story of the shooting deaths of women at a fitness center near Pittsburgh. What do we say to this event? The Bible says that God is sovereign over even the out-of-control rage that leads a man […]