New Year, New Creation Pt. 3: Resurrection

February 14, 2020. Welcome back to the New Year, New Creation series. Although this is not the final post I have planned, I do think this one is the most important in terms of theology as it is about the central tenet of the Christian faith. So, if you don’t read any other posts in…

New Year, New Creation Pt. 2: God cares about creation.

January 26, 2020 Welcome back to the New Year, New Creation series where we are exploring the biblical picture of the age to come. If you missed part 1 of the series, click here! Today we are going to set a little more of the Old Testament (and New) context for the relationship God has…

Zephaniah 1-3: Judgment and restoration.

November 27, 2015. Daily Reading: Zephaniah 1-3. Background: Zephaniah’s ministry was during the reign of King Josiah in Jerusalem which lasted from 641-610 B.C. This date would make Zephaniah a contemporary of Jeremiah and probably a very influential prophet for King Josiah’s religious reform. Zephaniah’s message is a oracle of judgment against Judah and the…

What happens after death?

June 7, 2014. Let’s ask that question that no one wants to think about, or at least so seems to be the case often. What is going to happen to you after you die? It’s a legitement question. Sometimes we get in this mindset of “modern man” where we think we are much smarter than…

No condemnation in Christ Jesus.

May 9, 2014. I have been thinking lately about what it will be like in the resurrection, when all creation is made new and we will dwell with our Lord as we did in the beginning. I imagine a land full of all the good we have today minus all the bad. If we were…

Isaiah’s conclusion.

April 6, 2014. “I was ready to be sought by those who did not ask for me;     I was ready to be found by those who did not seek me. I said, “Here I am, here I am,”     to a nation that was not called by my name. I spread out my hands all the day     to…