Justin B. Fung

Tag: goodness

God is good: the comfort of goodness

[Adapted from Sunday’s message at The District Church: “Trusting in the Goodness of God.” Part 2; part 1 here.] Nahum 1:7 says: The LORD is good, a stronghold in a day of trouble; he protects those who take refuge in him. God is good, and the Bible makes it clear that to those who are […]

God is good: the challenge of goodness

[Adapted from Sunday’s message at The District Church: “Trusting in the Goodness of God.” Part 1.] When we encounter passages in the Bible that talk of theĀ  desolation and devastation that God is going to bring, or that speak of the jealous and avenging wrath of God, we can get a little uncomfortable. And I […]

Perhaps the church ought to be more concerned …

Reinhold Niebuhr: Perhaps the church ought to be more concerned to bring the goodness of Christ as a judgment upon every fragmentary form of human goodness than to find the particular cause which might be identified with Christ. There are many good causes and just claims which turn to into evil at the precise point […]

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