Meditations on Hebrews, pt 1

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. 3 He is the radiance of the glory of God and… Continue reading Meditations on Hebrews, pt 1

Book Review: Four Views on the Historical Adam

Title: Four Views on the Historical Adam Authors: Denis O. Lamoureux John H. Walton  |  BioLogos Forum C. John Collins    |  Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? William D. Barrick | The Masters Seminary Greg A. Boyd   | ReKnew Philip G. Ryken |  Sermon Audio Publisher: Zondervan Year: 2013 Pages: 289 (e-book) Additional Information: Counterpoints:… Continue reading Book Review: Four Views on the Historical Adam

Resurrection is Today

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life John 20:19-23 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” After he said this, he showed them his… Continue reading Resurrection is Today

Rivers & Marriage in Genesis 2

Rivers & Marriage Genesis 2, Luke 3 I’d like to continue my thoughts from yesterday by focusing on the reading from Genesis. I think too much anxiety exists in the world, in the church, about the purpose of the book of Genesis. It’s easy to do that. I have learned to be patient when trying… Continue reading Rivers & Marriage in Genesis 2

The Image of God and True Humanity

God’s Image and True Humanity Proverbs 1, Genesis 1 I love the book of Genesis. It is first, foundational. It is where our faith story begins. It introduces us to God and God’s intentions. I think it is not surprising at all that the history of human redemption begins in the book of Genesis. In… Continue reading The Image of God and True Humanity

90 Days with Scripture: Isaiah 60-66, New Heavens & New Earth

Friends, This is the manuscript from part 6 of the series. We are reading through the Bible in 90 Days and at this point those who are participating are midway or so through the Psalms. This sermon, from Isaiah 60-66, is fairly simply and makes three major points–derived by scanning the entirety of Scripture from… Continue reading 90 Days with Scripture: Isaiah 60-66, New Heavens & New Earth

Beginning at the Beginning

Friends, Christian posted a short exercise in theology at Church Voices a few days ago. That I think you should take 60 seconds of your time to read. He wrote: I’m currently reading the book Total Truth by Nancy Pearcey.  In it she proposes Creationism as foundational to communicating the gospel. I have to agree.… Continue reading Beginning at the Beginning