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Category Archives: Covenant Creation

Heaven, Earth and Sea Sermon, Part 3

This is Part 3 of a sermon I recently preached and discussed with folks at church regarding how the terms “heaven, earth and sea” are often used to describe convenantal – not material – realities in the Bible’s redemption story. Here is the rest of a list of examples within the major narratives of theContinue Reading

Heaven, Earth and Sea Sermon, Part 2

This is Part 2 of a sermon I recently preached and discussed with folks at church regarding how the terms “heaven, earth and sea” are often used to describe convenantal – not material – realities in the Bible’s redemption story. Here are examples where the term “heaven and earth” seems to be describing the peopleContinue Reading

Heaven, Earth, Sea in Temple Creation Sermon, Part 1

Here is a sermon (which we discussed afterwards) that I recently gave at our church. I’m splitting it up into a few parts.  Let’s start with the BIG picture of where we are in Biblical history. This is a timeline of Old Testament history in terms of Temples. Since we are reading through 1 Kings,Continue Reading

A U.S. Map or A Covenant Map?

Have you ever wondered why literal readings of Genesis don’t match up with what science says about the age and origin of the earth? Have you also wondered why doomsday prophets are always wrong about their end-of-the-world predictions? The conclusions of these overly literal readings of the Bible will never match what we see aroundContinue Reading