Grace in the OT
October 21st, 2021
It is fairly common notion that the God of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) is all about Law, rules, wrath, and obedience whereas Jesus, who is also God in Christian orthodoxy, is all about grace and ...
Sanctity of Life?
October 15th, 2021
Is life sacred? Is there such a thing as 'the sanctity of life?' Based upon our work so far in Exodus, our answer should be, "No." That might come as a shock. But, the point of Exodus (and elsewhe...
October 3rd, 2021
Preconceived notions. They can be to great benefit or to great harm. We can imagine and dream of the best possible outcomes and successes. On the other hand, we can defeat ourselves before we even ...
Who Is this God?
September 27th, 2021
In Exodus 3:1-4:16, we receive an answer to the question, "Who is this God?" First, God tells Moses that He is holy, so show some respect and take off his shoes (3:5). Second, this God is the God of...
Where Is God?
September 21st, 2021
All of us go through times in life where we wonder where God is. Is he really there? Does he care what is going on in my life, in my community, and in this world? Where is God during a pandemic? T...