CROSSWAY BOOKS BY D. A. CARSON. For the Love of God, Volumes 1 and 2. Letters Along the Way (co-author, John D. Woodbridge). The Difficult Doctrine of . The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God by D.A. Carson is just a short book (96 pages) that is drawn from four lectures he delivered in The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God has ratings and reviews. Demetrius said: Carson shows that the word ‘love’ has semantic range, but I.
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God’s love arises without recourses to the loveliness of the loved. For another example, Dpctrine hates sin, meaning God never changes in his hatred for sin. For example, Carson discusses distinctions between Calvinism and Arminianism without first defining his terms.
I highly recommend it. The author makes some good theological points, and it was a quick read. I enjoyed the book. At first thought, understanding the doctrine of the love of God seems simple compared to trying to fathom other doctrines like that of the Trinity or predestination.
Before making his case for what the love of God looks like, Carson grapples with the distortion of the love of God.
The only loge of God’s character the world still bel At first thought, understanding the doctrine of the love of God seems simple compared to trying to fathom other doctrines like that of the Trinity or predestination. I thoroughly recommend The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God to anyone who wants to understand God more, so that you can love God more. Well, Foreigner, if you want to know what love really is then you need to look at God because God is Love.
It treats the four types of love of God: Jul 11, Callum Iles rated it it was amazing. Most useful is the way he delineates between the love God has for his Church and the love he has for all mankind, such that the gospel is something that may be extended freely to all persons in good conscience.
So, in the NT we can ask, Do you wish to see God’s love? Cifficult doing so, Carson comes to grips with the multitude of ways God is talked about scripturally. Third, postmodernism reinforces a sentimental, syncretistic and pluralistic view of God. God’s passions do not flare up out of control. A basic knowledge of Greek would not hurt either, though it certainly is not necessary. If I may interject, why can we humans have discriminating love but not God? Don Carson and his difficult doctrines 24 October I am going to sound very heretical by saying this but I have tge to be impressed by a Don Carson book.
Okay, I did found his daily devotionals quite helpful but the other books that I have read Don Carson and his difficult doctrines 24 October I am going gdo sound very heretical by saying this but I have yet to be impressed by a Don Carson book. What I took away from reading this was Cifficult were some things I really liked about this book, in particular how he talked about five aspects of God’s love, and the danger of absolutizing any one of them.
When we fail to uphold the truth of “God”, we lose both God and His love altogether. I will definitely be looking for othe Dr.
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To me this was a frustrating read because I s.a.carson Carson to be a brilliant expositor, but his generalizations and inconsistencies seemed fairly patent. Recommendations Let me help you find the best books on: Aug 08, Jeffrey Niles rated it it was amazing Shelves: Carson has definitely accomplished that with this book. Instead, I will simply say God loves those who love him, though we must remember that God’s love is not reciprocal, meaning that it does not only respond to somebody who loves him, but rather it is unconditional, namely that it is freely offered to those who want it, and it is through that that our relationship with God is formed.
Carson fleshes out just how raw the love of God is biblically. Carson says that it is those he chooses, but then we get into another difficult doctrine, and that is of predestination. Carson blends his discourse with discussion of how God’s sovereignty and holiness complete the biblical picture of who He is and how He loves. Carson first posits a problem with our culture’s view of God’s love. God’s love bein Carson first posits a problem with our culture’s view of God’s love.
The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God
Too heady I found the book hard to follow and thus get into. It’s short, and it’s D. He is a remarkable man with the understanding and confidence to tackle the most complex theological issues of our time such as evangelizing to post-moderns and the Emergent Church.