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In my last blog, How I Study Genesis, I discussed how I approach Genesis and the assumptions and expectations I have when I do so. But I have been asked what I get in a macro and micro level from it. So I thought I would bore you (or maybe frustrate you) with an answer to that question.
I think many today are down in the weeds when it comes to studying Genesis. And that comes across with the…Continue
Much disagreement exists about what Genesis 1-3 says and means by what it says. And I believe that it is often viewed as the “other people” that don’t see it the same way we do are distorting the clear text, compromising with the world, denying inerrancy, doubting God, and other accusations that are less than helpful in this discussion. So I thought I’d lay out why I read Genesis the way I do and how that isn’t a bad thing.
How we understand something we read is based in large part…Continue
I grew up in new (at the time) neighborhood with a lot of undisturbed "virgin" ground. Hundreds of years agoo, there had been a lot of Native American activity in the area. Where the street in front of my house cut though some infamous Georgia Red Clay banks, we used to find shards of clay Indian pottery after every rain. Some of these pieces, often the sized of a half-dollar, even had designs on the outside. About a half-mile away through the woods, there was a field that the neighbor…Continue
Added by Daniel on April 13, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
During my seven hours of insomnia overnight, I did a lot of thinking. When I was a kid, the things I didn't understand were very magical. Things just "magically" happened. Put two pieces of bread in this shiny device and it dings and out comes toast! It's magic! Two fat men walk into a little room, turn and face the doors, and when the elevator doors open, two women in skirts are standing there. It's magic! Then you figure it out. And you realize that there are is no such thing as…Continue