The Seven Star-Angels of Revelation

When John gets a prophetic glimpse of Jesus, He’s seen holding seven stars in his hand, which John tells us are seven angels. This is actually a pretty easy connection to follow in ancient culture. While it sounds weird to us because we know more of the science behind stars, ancient cultures often understood stars…

The Divine Council

As Christians, we are monotheists—that is to say that we believe that there is only one God and He has created all things both physical and spiritual. However, there’s a disconnect between the way we understand monotheism today and the way the Bible understood monotheism. For us today, it means that God is the only…

The Giant Clans of the Bible

Goliath is not the only giant mentioned in the Bible. The story of giants is interwoven from the time of Noah all the way to David’s reign and it’s an important element that makes sense of a lot of confusing questions we still ask today. Listen to this episode on the 1208GREENWOOD webpage or by subscribing…

Bible Dreams & Dreamers

Psychologists and western culture have taught us that dreams are nothing more than our subconscious sorting things out. This, of course, isn’t untrue. We have these kinds of dreams all the time. Our brains are constantly going, whether we’re awake or asleep, so by all means, we are bound to dream. It’s simple science. But just…

The Clash of Kingdoms

The Bible is framed as a clash between the Kingdom of Heaven and the Kingdom of this world. What does this mean for us, our expectations of the world, and our interaction with it? I cover these questions tonight in the close of my miniseries on social justice. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage…