sovereignty of God

Joe Thorn is back up and running with his blog. here is his post quoting from A.W. Pink on the Sovereignty of God.

here are two snips from either end, but go read the middle.

How different is the God of the Bible from the God of modern Christendom! The conception of Deity which prevails most widely today, even among those who profess to give heed to the Scriptures, is a miserable caricature, a blasphemous travesty of the Truth. The God of the twentieth century is a helpless, effeminate being who commands the respect of no really thoughtful man. The God of the popular mind is the creation of maudlin sentimentality. The God of many a present-day pulpit is an object of pity rather than of awe-inspiring reverence.


To declare that the Creator’s original plan has been frustrated by sin, is to dethrone God. To suggest that God was taken by surprise in Eden and that He is now attempting to remedy an unforeseen calamity, is to degrade the Most High to the level of a finite, erring mortal.

Doesn’t this caricature of a limited God being railed against by A.W. Pink 90 years ago sound an awfully lot like the caricature of God being “relieved” by Dr. Roger Olson?

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