God’s good news—the Gospel—is the best and most important news you will ever hear. It is found permanently recorded in God’s Word—the Bible. The Bible is the final authority regarding God’s news for us—and this is where you should go to check up on what anybody says about God and His relationship to man. There are many ways to summarize the Gospel. One way is: The wages of … [Read more...]
This teaching stream explores God’s Communication to humankind and why it has certainty.
Our contemporary culture of instantaneous communication — FB, Instagram, Twitter and Blogging — merely reflects humankind made in God’s image. God is the consummate communicator. His communication is both relational and rational, revealed in the person of Christ and his Gospel.
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God's Communication will explore:
- Problem of Knowing
- How God Speaks
- Theology & Bible
- First Principles of Christianity
- Meeting the Creator
The prophecy in Isaiah 60-62 utilizes figurative and poetic language, related to Israel’s history as a nation, to envision postexilic life in a restored and magnified Zion. As the ideal theocratic society, it is the place of God’s visible glory in his people: righteousness, justice, prosperity, and unceasing peace and joy, causing the influx of the nations to serve Zion. … [Read more...]
The Gospel of John is distinct from the synoptic gospels containing unique narratives, sequences and themes that interpret Jesus’ life, death and exaltation. The forth evangelist’s selection and purposeful arrangement of historical events essentially subordinates historiography in order to illuminate Jesus’ historical self-disclosure in the light of his true origin and glory as … [Read more...]
Two thousand years ago a short, bald, and beetle-browed rabbi addressed the famed Athenian Areopagus on Mars Hill. With a tradition going back to pre-Classical times, the Areopagus presided as the governing council for the city-state of Athens and as a marketplace of new ideas, the Athenians given to the endless debate of every new philosophy. It was to this august body of … [Read more...]
“…that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel” 1 Sam 17:46 A battle is raging in our day – at the heart of both church and culture – between diametrically opposed worldviews. It is a battle between anti-theistic unbelief and the knowledge of God. Humanity’s first parents, in rebellion against God and his clear verbal communication, presumed to judge between … [Read more...]