Tag Archives: peace with god

Terminology: “Getting People Saved”

This is tough to unwind. We’ve had a vast ocean of words that get us nowhere, while divine truth means reaching past mere words and human logic. The foundation of faith is your personal encounter with God. He calls and … Continue reading

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Covenants 01

On the one hand, the Lord called me to pickle myself in the intellectual background of the Ancient Near East (ANE) in order to understand His Word. On the other hand, I’m still supposed to share what I understand with … Continue reading

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Stand Ready to See His Hand at Work

We cannot judge things by any human standard. We must view reality from the biblical perspective, the revelation of our Creator. Scripture skips over an awful lot of concurrent human history to point out the slender thread of revelation. Some … Continue reading

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It’s All Evil Unless…

There is only one path to peace with God, and that’s His Son Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh. He is the personified revelation of God for living in this fallen world. He is a Person, not a mere proposition. … Continue reading

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Thanks, Microsoft

This is probably making the rounds already, but I just ran across it: On Good Friday, Microsoft released an advertisement for their Hololens virtual reality art events featuring Marina Abramović as a virtual art performance. They have since deleted it … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Cynicism and Skepticism Justified

I’m a storyteller, not a professor. This blog is not an expert source of information, just an effort to entertain and tell stories. In the process, I sometimes manage to convey information from real experts, but I believe I’ve been … Continue reading

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Expendable Baggage

In terms of my cycling mission, Trump is a disaster. He is walking back all kinds of gains cyclists and nature lovers have made in the past two decades. In terms of my information hacking interests, Trump is the least … Continue reading

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Redefining Peace

Humanity is fallen. We are all born in mortal flesh that militates against God’s design for us. The only remedy is shedding that fleshly nature. However, the path of redemption means “killing” that fleshly nature while still wearing it. More … Continue reading

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Deconstructing 06

On one level, Peace in this world is not possible. Let’s review the underlying assumptions. The human race is fallen. We are born in sin. While children remain morally innocent until a certain point in their development, they do eventually … Continue reading

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Deconstructing 02

I’ve written quite a bit on this blog about the various differences between our American cultural assumptions and those of the biblical intellectual traditions. Rather than linger unnecessarily rehashing the details of this, let’s get right into some of the … Continue reading

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