We may not be completely sheltered from pain and suffering, but neither are we completely abandoned. God emerged from the silence to give Job a meaningful answer.
God’s arms are outstretched to embrace a broken world. They are wide open on a cross, powerfully extended for every son and daughter. God saves with an almighty and all-powerful arm while carrying the weight of a broken world.
God still shows Himself through a thick cloud pulsating with glory and power—but how is God using His power? When wind, earthquake, and fire are stripped away, what is left is the voice of God—the Word made flesh that dwelt among us in the person of Jesus (John 1:14). Might this deepen our understanding of God? Is God merely bigger and to
In case you are wondering, my decision to follow a plant-based diet comes down to how I treat God’s creation—animals, humans, and the earth. I am a plant based vegetarian because of my belief in the Bible.
God desires to dwell with us and tries to draw us back to Him, though because we are faulty sinners, this is not easy.
When my eyes can see beyond the veil, I know with certainty that I have infinite worth and value! I know that I am always held in the arms of the one priesting for me. Nothing can separate me from that kind of love.
God’s commitment to dwell with us and bring us into union with Him is the grand narrative, and at its end, we are destined for eternal life in His Presence.
Don’t view God’s Sanctuary as the average Israelite did; instead, I challenge you to take a deeper look through the unveiled eyes of Moses.
Jesus offered a new way to enter the Sanctuary that does not erase its lessons or overwrite them with a new theology. Jesus is the apex of the entire symbolic system, though in a way different from how you might imagine.
We talk about coming to faith in Jesus and individually becoming a new creation, but we rarely take this “whole creation” commission seriously by becoming activists for God’s new creation.