Receiving a Blessing: Giving a Blessing Laying On of Hands

May we bless one another and also bless God? Does this place the biblical blessing in the human sphere instead of leaving the blessing to God? What exactly is the content of God’s blessing? Who may pronounce the blessing and what does that mean? This article explores these issues by listening to God’s Word. The author shows how God blessed his people and how his people blessed one another in his name. Blessing is always based on God’s promises and cannot be a magic formula.

Eyes to See, Ears to Hear – Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? A Biblical-Theological Approach

This chapter is about retribution. The author first considers the matter of blessing on the righteous and curses on the wicked, and whether the Bible supports the idea of reward for the righteous and punishment for the wicked.