If you enjoy a story with a happy ending, then the last chapter of the Bible won’t disappoint you. The Great Story ends with the removal of the effects of sin and an end to the curse that resulted from mankind’s fall. With the curse of sin removed and God’s blessing restored, God’s people will be able to enjoy His presence and blessings forever.
I never understood why Batman would risk his life for the city of Gotham. Every night, Bruce Wayne sacrificed himself for a city that he really didn’t seem to know, a city separated from him by his mansion’s gates and considerably higher tax bracket. The same goes for Daredevil in Hell’s Kitchen. Here is a…Continue reading #PrayForCharleston
A new year often provides new opportunities and new beginnings. And like many of the biblical characters, Christians often need a new beginning of obedience with God. Second Samuel 11 records a sad and sordid story in the life of David. While his army was off at war, David was back in Jerusalem with time…Continue reading A New Year–A New Beginning with God
The TransformedBlog asked the faculty of Western Seminary to give a brief list of the most influential books (other than the Bible) that they have read. Dr. Ron Marrs lists his six most influential books. 1. Knowing God by J.I. Packer By far this book has had the most impact on my life. The truth of…Continue reading 6 Most Influential Books: Ron Marrs
After the first verse of Genesis 1, the Spirit disappears. He hovered over the face of the waters and then vanished. Or did he? In the last post, I argued that even though the Bible doesn’t specifically mention the Spirit in the rest of Genesis 1-2, he’s there. And missing the Spirit in those chapters means…Continue reading Deflatable People: 3 Traces of the Holy Spirit in the Fall