God

Genesis

Genesis 6:3 | Can Satan Thwart God’s Plans?

God knows everything. There is nothing new for Him to learn. That idea is not really comprehensible for me because I spend every day learning something new and the more I learn the more I realize how little I actually know. As […]

Genesis

Genesis 5:1 | Our Family Tree

Genesis 5 is a chapter that many skip right over maybe even asking themselves “What is this about”. Some people love genealogies and they will tell stories they have found about great great grand relatives that lived in a certain place or […]

Genesis

Genesis 4:7 | God’s Mercy to a Murderer

God after the fall continued his fellowship with Adam, Eve, and their Children. I imagine that the relationship was similar to that of the days in the garden where God would be present in some form. God’s intent was to build a […]

Genesis

Genesis 5:24 | Enoch Abducted by God

Enoch walked with God and then God abducted him. He never returned home. Genesis the first book of the Bible has a long list of the patriarchs of the pre flood world. In this list the author casually passes over the seventh […]

Isaiah

Isaiah 1:18 | Unchanging Reconciliation

There is a common mistake many make when approaching the Bible to learn about God and his nature. That mistake is that the God of the Old Testament is somehow not the same as the God of the New Testament. God is […]

Exodus 7:4 | The Light’s Great Act

There is a misconception in the culture that the God of the Old Testament is a vengeful and angry God but the God of the New Testament is loving and wants everyone to do whatever they want to be happy.  The result […]

Matthew 10:13 | Be Worthy of the King

Stuck in my head is a song by Housefires called Build My Life. The key adjective in this song is “worthy” an appropriate word used to describe my response to God. Worthy of every song we could ever sing.Worthy of all the […]

1 Timothy

1 Timothy 2:5 | Creation, Laws, and Christ

    God, the maker of heaven and earth is present and draws men and women to himself. He is drawing people to himself because in our rebellion we have distanced ourselves from His perfect holiness. But God made a way and […]

Church Life

Amen. What am I in Agreement with Exactly?

Amen is a universal word that has been transliterated into other languages like Greek and English. This means that the word being used today to close a prayer or incorporate into worship is the same spoken word that the church fathers of […]

Judges 10:13 | God Stopped Saving

Something that I fear personally happened to the Israelites. They rejected God for such a long period of time that God refused to hear them when they finally called out to him. 13 Yet you have forsaken me and served other gods; […]