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Why We Are Pessimists

I was talking the other day with my brother about really, really nice people.

You know the kind?

The kind that you can’t actually say anything bad about, because they are friendly, polite, and level almost always. 596 more words

8. God’s Covenant Faithfulness to the Patriarchs

Introduction

Looking back to the fall and the spread of human rebellion we continually saw that God’s response was to initiate and provide for reconciliation. We saw that in the garden he sought out rebellious man and paired with judgment issued a gracious promise. 1,243 more words

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7. God Calls Abram from the Nations and for the Nations

Introduction

As we have surveyed the history of redemption we have taken care to note how the fall explains why, in light of God’s good creation, Israel experienced 400 years of death and slavery. 987 more words

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6. The Missional God

Introduction

Last session we examined the fall and its horrific effects upon man’s relationship with God, man’s relationship with his fellow man, man’s relationship with himself, and man’s relationship with creation. 1,792 more words

Theology

Just Finished Exodus

As I explain in a previous post about Genesis– as I read through the Bible I am going to stop and reflect at the end of each book, and write about what that book tells me about God. 393 more words

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5. Autonomy and Alienation

Introduction

As we have studied the account of Creation and the imago Dei it should become clear that what is described there does not totally correspond to our present experience of reality. 1,559 more words

Theology

4. Those Created to Bear His Image

Introduction

Of everything that we will be studying during this series there are few topics more important than defining what it means for man to be made in God’s image. 1,421 more words

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