Corrects the misconception that the God of the Old Testament is one of wrath and judgment by discussing such topics as "Grace in the Morning," "Gracious Commandments," and "Grace and God's Love for the Future," as found in the books of Genesis, Deuteronomy, and Ruth. Original.
Christians often assume too sharp a distinction between the Old and New Testaments, argues preacher, author, and teacher J. Ellsworth Kalas. They are too quick to view the Old Testament as a strict book of laws and commandments and the New Testament as a witness to grace. The God of the Old Testament is misperceived as a God of wrath and judgment, while the God of the New Testament is viewed as a God of love and mercy.