This is why intent matters.

December 16, 2014. “The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart.” (Genesis 6:5-6) Just a few chapters after God created man, we find this condemning…

Abraham and Abimelech: three lessons on the heart.

October 14, 2014. When you read through the Old Testament, it is interesting to find out that there are things in there that, well, you just wouldn’t expect to be in a book that reveals the word of God to us. Typically, if you were looking at a book that was devised by a human…

New perspectives on scripture.

June 23, 2014. I was talking with a friend last night and we got on the topic of seeing bible stories in a different context in the accepted “this is the way it happened” attitude. I think this way of thinking is both good and bad, depending on the situation. There is definitely something to…