Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to Read Genesis

A couple of weeks ago I posted on a short book by John Walton and Tremper Longmann III, How to Read Job, ideal for a small group or adult class studying the book of Job. Tremper Longman III, The Robert … Continue reading

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Always in Transition

One of the most common complaints about evolutionary biology is the absence of transitional fossils – the so-called missing links. This generally represents a significant misunderstanding of the nature of evolutionary change and a misunderstanding of the available evidence. We … Continue reading

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By Their Fruit You Will Know Them

I am in the middle of a series looking at the questions that surround both biblical womanhood and women in leadership roles. The first two posts in the series looked at the variety of things that women are described as … Continue reading

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The Gravity of it All

The awe of science … and a pastor’s take on the Big Story. No doubt you’ve seen the story. LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, came back online in September and detected gravity waves emanating from the collapse of of … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Creation

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard … Continue reading

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How To Read Job

Several years ago I posted a long series on the book of Job (See here for the posts) using the commentaries written by John Walton (Job (The NIV Application Commentary)) and Tremper Longman III (Job (Baker Commentary on the Old … Continue reading

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All Authority in Heaven and on Earth

Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and … Continue reading

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Prepared in Heaven, Unveiled on Earth and Left Behind

The next chapter of Richard Middleton’s book A New Heaven and a New Earth looks at passages in the New Testament that appear to support the idea of heaven hereafter, either as a permanent or temporary abode. These can be … Continue reading

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