Jason S. DeRouchie
Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Theology, Bethlehem College & Seminary
User since 2009
5 published pages
YHWH my Lord is my strength!
Abram must “go” in order to become a nation, and there he must “be a blessing” in order that the curse from Genesis 3 may be overcome.
Israel's role as God’s treasured people is part of God’s means for reclaiming his rightful place as the praised Lord of the earth.
Destroy the corrupting influence utterly, before it corrupts you and you have to be destroyed.