Category: Scripture Review
Defining revelation for me is very challenging. I have broken it down into four levels and one huge spiritual barrier. It is more personal and real. It is not driven by the “Book of Revelation.” I am not a mystic – though I sometimes wish I could be. Than again, be careful what you wish for – you may get what you ask! The … Read More Revelation?
“Jesus died for my sins.” We are taught from a young age our faith and taught in the language of grade school children. This language, perhaps condescendingly, often crashes into a series of ‘”you” and “I” dialogue. At that age, we are taught our place first, often wrongly, within the larger church. The larger context, of social responsibility and collective unity of all human … Read More Jesus Died for my sins
Like a very long a parable, the bible presents scripture from Genesis to Revelation. Ask ourselves questions that simplify following the thread of connectivity through the lens of God (well perhaps not as clearly!) through these historical time periods. Genesis establishes the “foundation” of the earth (creation account). The Old Testament provides testimony to man’s journey and disappointments to God thru repeat grave sins against … Read More Wayfarers
The tight rope between Ezekiel’s description of dancing bones (37:7) as a “rattling of bones came together bone to bone” to the resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Lucan Gospel, although laced together with scriptures all throughout the Old Testament and the Gospels, defies the imagination. Ezekiel prophesized a vision as follows: “So I prophesied as he commanded me, and breath entered them; they … Read More Skeletons Dancin’