From one man he made every nation ... Acts 17:26 God is a 'world person'. Without his creative fiat the world, nor the nations, would exist. In fact, he is not only the initial cause, but also the sustainer of all that exists. Every fibre of creation is impregnated with who he is. His decree, "Let there be", echoes throughout the time-space order, resonating not only with … [Read more...]
This teaching stream explores God’s Purpose in time-space history.
Humankind dreams of a better world, but how can that happen? God has a plan for human flourishing – a new world here and now – and it's revealed in the person of Jesus Christ and his Gospel. It is explicated through the biblical motif of 'Kingdom & Covenant'—God's Government and its Constitution as the genius of a New World Order.
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The fulfilment of God's Purpose invloves:
- God's Government
- Covenant Relationship
- New Earth (renovated cosmos)
- Cultural Reconstruction
- Restoration History (restored church)
... the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory ... Haggai 2:7 KJV While acknowledging that modern scholars read this verse as an eschatological flood of material wealth flowing into the church for its rebuilding, we will consider it, as did older commentators, as alluding to the Messiah who is the desire (Hebrew singular) – or the precious – … [Read more...]