Is God Punishing Us?

Is God Punishing Us?

Is God Punishing Us? Is God punishing us? Is God a vindictive, capricious character in an ancient story? How can the Jesus character of the Gospels, who taught love and peace, be related to the angry God of wrath in the stories of Israel? Have you ever asked these...
A Cartoonist’s Guide to Isaiah 5 and 11 | The Vineyard

A Cartoonist’s Guide to Isaiah 5 and 11 | The Vineyard

A visual meditation on Isaiah 5:1-7 and Isaiah 11:1-5. Isaiah compares Judah to a vineyard. It was expected to produce the sweet wine of justice and righteousness, but only produces the wild grapes of bloodshed and caused an outcry of pain. The vintner lets is fall apart. One day, though, a shoot will grow from the stump of Jesse who will be a vine that leads with Justice and Righteousness.