It has been longer than I would like since I posted on here, so here's a thought on my daily Bible study. I have recently begun a "binge-reading" Bible challenge to read the whole Bible before the end of the year. Today I read a passage in the Old Testament that beautifully wove together a … Continue reading The Covenant with Abraham Is Not the Covenant with Israel in the Law
Today, on my 30th birthday, I would like to offer some personal and theological reflections on my first 30 years of life, especially my Christian life. I share about my salvation, my early years, my years of struggle, and my years of growth. I conclude with my hopes for the future.
"The Lord sends a message against Jacob, And it falls on Israel. And all the people know it, That is, Ephraim and the inhabitants of Samaria, Asserting in pride and in arrogance of heart:'The bricks have fallen down, But we will rebuild with smooth stones; The sycamores have been cut down, But we will replace … Continue reading Isaiah 9:8-13: Pride After a Fall and God’s Sovereignty
This blog post is the second in a two-part post of studies in 1 Thessalonians 2:13-16. Last post, we learned about Bibliology from Paul's comments about the Thessalonian response to his message. Today, we will look at what Paul said regarding the Jews in this passage, and thus learn some lessons about Israeology, the study … Continue reading 1 Thessalonians 2:15-16: Israel’s Sins and God’s Wrath