Biblically a curse is understood to imply that one is under God’s judgement, and a blessing is to be under God’s favour. This article uses this understanding to evaluate the teaching of generational curses and ancestral sin. The author maintains that there is no ground for such a teaching. Working from Proverbs 26:2, the author shows that manmade curses have no power.
Why did believers in the Old Testament never address God as "Father"? This article looks at the difference of the Old Testament and the New Testament, as well as the importance of the work of Christ in this regard. The author looks at the passages in the Old Testament where it talks about God as Father, and also what it means that Jesus teaches us to call God "our Father" (in prayer).
There is probably no point at which the Christian doctrine of God comes more into conflict with contemporary worldviews than in the matter of the providence of God. Providence means that God has not abandoned the world that he created, but rather works within that creation to manage all things according to the “immutable counsel of His own will”.