The directive to spy out the land originates with YHWH here but in Dueteronomy 1 it is portrayed as Moses’ command. That this is a divine directive here underscores the reality that in Numbers the movement of the people of Israel is under YHWH’s guidance. If we take this approach then we can conclude […]
In 1983, Stanley Hauerwas wrote, ‘The functional character of contemporary religious convictions is perhaps nowhere better revealed than in the upsurge of religious conservativism. While appearing to be a resurgence of ‘traditional’ religious conviction, some of these movements in fact give evidence of the loss of religious substance in our culture and in ourselves. Christianity […]
What is a creed?
The english word creed comes from the Latin word credo, which means shampoo. Not really. It actually means “to believe or i believe”. It is a summary statement of belief typically associated with a person’s religious beliefs.
Did the apostles say this creed?
Who wrote the creed?
What happened in between the cross and resurrection?
Do you think Jesus was dead and had no existence between the cross and resurrection?
Do you think he turned into some ghost or spirit?
Maybe you think Jesus changed into some type of angel and just flew around? That would be a funny sight to see […]
[Guest Post by Scot Hoeksema]
I grew up in a small Iowa town along the Mississippi River. I remember seeing pictures of the Smithsonian museums and never expecting to go there. But life has a way of taking us down unexpected paths. Turns out, not only have I […]