Examine the “prophesies” - they were lies The title may have intrigued you to click on this article. In light of the tension surrounding the inaguration of a new president in the United States today, I want to encourage you to rest assured that the Lord is in control. As Romans 13 teaches us, the … Continue reading More Troubling than Turmoil
The Reluctant Prophet Jonah 1-4 You probably know the story of Jonah and the big fish that swallowed him when he ran away from God because he didn’t want to preach to Nineveh, but have you considered the historical context of what was going on and also how the short book of Jonah applies … Continue reading Lessons that Hit Close to Home: The Reluctant Prophet
Paul said to the struggling Corinthian church: For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God . . . . For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and … Continue reading The Simplicity of the Gospel
The Bible is simple enough for a child to understand, but deep enough for a theologian to study their entire life. The Bible was written to common people (it was written in Koine “common” Greek) and the priesthood of all Believers is essential to our faith. There is no hierarchy of special favor with God. … Continue reading Is the Bible to Hard to Understand?
Scripture Passage: Genesis 2:4-17 Observations on the Context: The central point of this passage is God's creation of humanity. We also see some details of the original creation that are quite different from the earth today. There was not rain (verse 6) a mist went watered the ground. This is likely because the water canopy … Continue reading Mankind Created and Commissioned