In Genesis 1, it is not until Day Five that God gives the command for fruitfulness and multiplication. The command to be fruitful and to multiply is called a blessing. We should take note, that here before the Fall, God’s binding Word over His creation is a blessing! God gives this command to the fishes, […]
In most academic discussions the long-ending of Mark (Mark 16:9-20), as it is called, is rarely seen as a legitimate ending to the Gospel of Mark. I remember in seminary that this portion of Scripture was taken skeptically and many thought it should not be in the Bible. I was once skeptical as well. Having […]
So, I just read David Chilton’s Paradise Restored: A Biblical Theology of Dominion and I have to tell you I am kicking myself for not reading it earlier. In my Goodreads profile I simply wrote, “An excellent and necessary read,” and I refuse to redact that statement. But here I would like to make a couple […]
A new year means another attempt at choosing a Bible reading plan and sticking to it. There are good electronic ways to do this, like on your smart phone with the YouVersion Bible app. However, some of us like to be able to print the plan and mark off the days, because there is something […]
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So, you have probably witnessed a few skerfuffles on the internet concerning the Supreme Court’s decision on the legalization of gay mirage. And here, as the title suggests, I am not saying anything that others have not said already. The Court’s decision was based on nothing other than subjective notions of personal autonomy, which is […]
Here, listen to Pastor Piper.