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When God Comes to Kill a Man

Any reader of the Old Testament quickly notices the vast number of narratives that give us that sort of “Okay, let’s move on …” feeling. One of those passages – at least for me – is Exodus 4:24-26. 2,052 more words

Biblical Theology

Words, Faith and Prosperity - Part 1

Today I’m going to be posting up the the first part of my notes from the fourth and final talk I gave at the Last Days Bible Conference… 2,210 more words

Theology

Pentecost Snippets

We just celebrated Pentecost Sunday, the day we recognize the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the church. This account is given for us in… 350 more words

New Testament

I & II Samuel

Samuel describes a period in which the sons of Israel desired for a king to ruler over them. In Samuel, Yahweh also established a new Covenant with His chosen king. 1,301 more words

Biblical Theology

Should Jesus determine our view of God?

Ted Grimsrud—May 26, 2015

The question of how to understand the peaceable message of Jesus in relation to less than peaceable pictures of God in the Bible and in the Christian tradition has challenged ethically concerned people of faith almost since the very beginning. 1,392 more words

Biblical Theology

First Glance: Matthew 22:1-14

“For many are invited, but few are chosen.” (Matthew 22:14)

This is an interesting end to the parable of the wedding banquet. The parable begins with a joyous invitation to the wedding banquet of the King. 1,066 more words

First Glance

Behold, our King!

He said to them, “Behold, your king!” – John 19:14

Weighty words …
These words were uttered by Pontius Pilate shortly before Jesus was given up to be crucified.

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