How do you expect God to work? In miraculous healing or in the suffering of the ill? In timely prophecies or in taking words written long ago in Scripture and applying them to our lives? In wealth or in poverty? By miracles or by sustaining creation order?
Peter Adam reminded us in chapel today that our God works in all things. We so often miss the ways God works because our view is too narrow. We expect one of these things and discount the other. That’s why we need the whole Bible: Judges offers a different picture from Malachi; Job contrasts with Amos; 1 Corinthians deals with different stuff from 2 Corinthians! We learn a great deal about God from Esther as one part of the whole Bible’s picture. Read more