Redeeming the Serpent

    Israel found itself in the wilderness complaining against God for his ways of redeeming them. For the mundane activities he had them take part in (i.e., walking around in circles). Side note: If you and I were led in the wilderness for 40 years we would...

How the Gospel Integrates

This past Sunday I preached from John 3.14-21. In an effort to help us hear with fresh ears, I offered my own translation from the Greek. Of note in the translation, instead of “perish” as is typically used for the word apollumi in the Greek, I opted for...

How Could God Let Adam Sin?

I have been reading The Marrow of Modern Divinity for my own personal growth and was helped by this and pray you are. Legalist: But why then did not the Lord create [Adam] immutable [i.e., unable to sin]? Or, why did he not so over-rule him in that action, that he...