Science, the Bible, and the Promised Land
An Analysis of John Sailhamer’s Genesis Unbound
Jan 1, 1998There is a genius in Genesis 1-3 that is often concealed by modern interpretations of the text. The genius of these chapters is the profound significance they give to the destination of the redeemed by establishing a unity between God's…
Take Heed How You Hear!
Ten Practical Preparations for Hearing the Word of God on Sunday Morning
Mar 2, 199810 practical preparations for hearing the word of God on Sunday morning.
Pastoral Implications of Greg Boyd's View in Dealing with Suffering
Apr 8, 1998Greg Boyd's view is that God's knowledge of the future and his rule of the future is limited in such a way that one may not say that "a good divine purpose lies behind all particular events" (God at War…
Thomas Oden's Charge of Heresy Concerning the Denial of God's Foreknowledge
Apr 8, 1998The recent articles in Christianity Today (Feb. 9, 1998) by Roger Olson and Timothy George and Thomas Oden intensify the concern that we should have over the teaching of Greg Boyd (especially concerning the foreknowledge of God), professor of theology…
Suppose You Are a Liberal Critic of the Bible
Apr 14, 1998When you find two parts of Scripture that seem to contradict, don't assume the Bible is inconsistent.
Can Joy Increase Forever?
May 5, 1998It will take an infinite number of ages for God to be done glorifying the wealth of his grace to us. He will never be done.
The Sluggard Says, There Is a Lion Outside! I Shall Be Slain
Sep 16, 1998Laziness makes us resistant against any truth that exposes our laziness.
How to Pray for the Soul — Yours or Another's
Oct 15, 1998How you pray is based on what you believe God can do. Here are 7 things to ask God to do for your soul and others'.
Being Loved and Being Hated
What I Pray for in Missions Week
Oct 22, 1998If your driving motive in life is to be liked and loved you will find it almost impossible to be a Christian.
God Does Not Repent Like a Man
Nov 11, 1998God is able to feel sorrow for something he has predestined, in view of foreknown evil and pain, and yet still will to do it for wise reasons.
The Great Work of God: Rain
A Thanksgiving Meditation
Nov 19, 1998If you told someone: "My God does great and unsearchable things," and they responded, "Like what?" would you say, "Rain"?
Why Did Christ Come?
Be Ready This Advent Season with the Meaning of Christmas
Nov 24, 1998Romans 3:25-26 God put [Christ] forward . . . to demonstrate His righteousness because in the forbearance of God He passed over the sins previously committed; for the demonstration, I say, of His righteousness . . . so that He…
Righteous Job and the Rock Star
Dec 2, 1998What is the Almighty that we should serve him? Good question, depending on the tone of voice.
Dec 6, 1998The first to gather, as the sun Went down next afternoon, was one Brave lad who hadn't learned the tales Of Jonah's life. For him, like scales Fresh falling from his eyes, were all The words of Jonah's mouth. So…
Dec 13, 1998Hosea's father let the boy Return to Jonah's place. The joy The lad brought home was so much more Than he had ever shown before, His father felt he couldn't hold Him back. It's good to be consoled, He thought…
For Noel On Our 30th Wedding Anniversary
Dec 21, 1998Listen, listen, now to Jesus, Maker of the earth and sky, Is he not the One who frees us From the fear that we may die Listen, listen, now to Jesus, Loving whom he did betroth! O, the price he…