Romans 9 — Moses, Pharaoh, and the Sovereignty of God

Click Here to Read Part 1 Moses, Pharaoh, and the Justice of God Paul then anticipates a hypothetical question in response to his argument. Is God unjust? In light of the main topic of ethnic Israel and verses 6-13 above, the full question is “is God unjust to narrow the covenant to Christ/those in Christ?” … More Romans 9 — Moses, Pharaoh, and the Sovereignty of God

The Resurrection of Jesus and Conspiracy Theories

I wrote this post to share some brief arguments for the resurrection of Jesus as a historical event. This is by no means a comprehensive defense of the resurrection, a defense of the Bible (whatever that could possibly mean…) or a minimal facts approach to the event. If you really want to dig into the apologetics … More The Resurrection of Jesus and Conspiracy Theories

“Heaven” isn’t the ultimate destination (or hope) of the Christian

If you are like me, you grew up with a certain picture of Christianity. At the center of this picture was heaven, a realm of eternal bliss, where one would drift through pleasant clouds as they played a golden harp and worshiped a white-robed, gray-haired, and magnificently-bearded God. This is the portrayal of heaven often … More “Heaven” isn’t the ultimate destination (or hope) of the Christian