God’s Angel in Revelation

According to Revelation 1:1-2, God sent “his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.” The confusion here, however, is that Jesus Himself is the first character we see appear to John. Or is this confusing? After…

Enoch & the Nephilim

Genesis 5 briefly tells us about a man named Enoch who apparently didn’t die but was taken to be with God, while Genesis 6 briefly tells us about how the sons of God slept with the daughters of men and beget Nephilim/giants. In today’s podcast episode we take a deep look into these passages by…

God’s Timing

Sometimes God tells us what to do very clearly and other times He doesn’t. What do we do when He doesn’t? That’s what we cover on our latest podcast message. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. (If the episode is not…

Joshua

Just as a “Pedro” might today introduce his name to an English-speaking person as “Peter,” so would a Hebrew “Joshua” have introduced himself to a Greek-speaking person as, “Jesus” in the New Testament era. This transliteration reminds us to focus in on the meaning of Jesus’ name as the angel communicated it to Joseph in…

Cosmological Order (Pt 5)

Paul’s understanding of order is further established in 1 Corinthians 11 in two very shocking ways (one we’ll cover now, and the other tomorrow). For if a wife will not cover her head, then she should cut her hair short. But since it is disgraceful for a wife to cut off her hair or shave…