There is a Wrong Way to Read the Bible: 2 Peter 3:15-16

There are so many different ways that Christians interpret the Bible. It is tempting sometimes to want to affirm everybody’s interpretation when there is so much conflict. We want to bring peace and unity among Christians (Matt. 5:9; John 17:21). We want to be humble (Matt. 7:1; Rom. 11:34). But it is a mistake to Read More …

“I Kept You From Sinning”

Abimelech was the king of Gerar. A wealthy nomad named Abraham moved into his city one day, bringing along his sister Sarah. When Abimelech saw how beautiful she was, he took her for himself. Sometime later God came to Abimelech in a dream and told him the truth: Sarah was already married, and her husband Read More …

Are Men and Women Equal?

Are men and women equal? I wish I could just say “yes” and leave it at that. But the word “equality” has become so ambiguous and politically charged in our society that a simple “yes” will almost guarantee that half my readers misunderstand me. A more detailed response drawn from the Scriptures is necessary to Read More …

Who Does God Love?: Genesis

This is part of a blog series entitled “Who Does God Love?” The series explores how God’s love for the world is to be understood in light of his hatred for those who do wrong (Ps. 5:5-6). In this post, we will examine what the book of Genesis has to say on this matter. Click Read More …