Category Archives: Bible

The Many Faces of Creation

The creation narratives in Scripture are many and varied – although certain themes are always present. God alone is the creator of the cosmos. His creation is good, playful, purposeful. Creation is grounded in God’s wisdom – in a manner … Continue reading

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Which Will You Choose?

I led a discussion this last Sunday morning focused on Proverbs 8 and 9. These chapters (along with the preceding 1-7) are the key to understanding the focus of the book of Proverbs. The wisdom literature is a crucial, and … Continue reading

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It’s in the Interpretation

The interpretation of Scripture is a key to Christian positions on Creation and science. In Old Earth or Evolutionary Creation: Discussing Origins with Reasons to Believe and BioLogos John Walton and Kenneth Samples present the different views on Biblical Interpretation. … Continue reading

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As the Potter Does?

Jeremiah was a prophet in Jerusalem at the time leading up to the Babylonian captivity. He was freed from confinement by King Nebuchadnezzar and recorded the troubling reactions of the people of Judah during this cataclysmic event. Jeremiah 18:1-12 is … Continue reading

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Paul’s Adam

The final chapter of the new book Adam and the Genome by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight looks carefully at the the way at Paul uses Adam in Romans 5 and 1 Corinthians 15. As this is really the core … Continue reading

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Connecting Jesus, Beginnings, and Science

How can we start productive conversations on science and Christian faith? Are there any good study guides for small groups or college fellowships? Can we open the conversation without advocating for a particular approach? I recently received a copy of … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord

Tremper Longman III has a new book out, The Fear of the Lord is Wisdom. The role of wisdom in Israelite and Jewish thought is a fascinating topic. This theme may change the way we view some passages of the … Continue reading

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