Tag: america

Summary: This post investigates what the Bible means when it speaks about God “blessing” people or a nation. Blessing is less about God causing good things to flow to someone or to a people, and more about our recognizing certain things or circumstances as providing tangible reflections of God’s goodness and mercy. It’s usually a dangerous thing when Americans (or any other nation or group) describe themselves as specially blessed or favored by God.

Read the full article, and listen to an accompanying podcast, in the “Everything You Wanted to Know about the Bible but Were Afraid to Ask” section of EnterTheBible.

Bible commentary: general audience Christianity and culture