The Sorrow of God

On November 17, 2022, I spoke on "The Sorrow of God," based on John 11:29-38 at Breakfast with Missio as a part of my series on The Emotions…
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Recent Podcasts

Here are links to a few recent podcast I've done, mainly related to my book, The Emotions of God. The Netzer Podcast, The Quite Reformation: "God, You're Soooooo…
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Emotions of God Book Club, anyone?

My latest book The Emotions of God: Making Sense of a God Who Hates, Weeps, and Loves comes out in November, 2022. If this sounds interesting to you, come…
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The Arrival of Kings

I started working on my commentary for 1-2 Kings in 2012. My doctoral dissertation was focused on 2 Kings (the dynasty of Jehu), so I was excited to…
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Does God Care about Capitalization?

I got a question from a student today asking about capitalizing pronouns for God. Here is her email: Many times when I am writing, when it refers to God,…
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Theology of Work + Jonah Podcast

My short article for the Theology of Work Commentary, "David's Rape of Bathsheba and Murder of Uriah" went live today.  From their website: "The vision of the Theology…
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Urbana 2018

Since 1946, God has spoken to over 300,000 students at the Urbana conference about missions and what he is doing around the world. The conference started in Toronto,…
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Bible Reading 101 (Part 2): Keep Track

What do you keep track of? People keep track of calories, expenses, water consumption, sex, bills, medications, vacation time, chores, taxes.  Why do we record these things?  When…
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Memories of my father

My father (Richard C. Lamb, senior) passed away yesterday (Feb 10, 2018).  While it wasn’t a shock, he was 84 and in hospice, we are still really sad.…
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“We never leave you alone”

As my Korean friends drove me to Incheon Airport to send me home to JFK last Sunday, I expected them to just drop me off at the curb,…
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Traveling to Korea (Oct 25-Nov 5)

I leave today (Oct 25) to travel to Korea for 12 days.  I will be speaking at one of the largest churches in Korea, SaRang (which means "Love")…
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