What Was the Tower of Babel?

When we think of the Tower of Babel, we often imagine a building stretching high into the clouds, especially since it’s described as “a tower with its top in the heavens” (Ge 11:4). But this expression is not meant to denote the tower’s height, so much as its purpose; for as John Walton points out,…

Seventy

Sometimes geography is known in numbers. There are 50 states. There are 7 continents. For the ancients, geography was seen in the number 70, which was the number of the nations that made up the world after the great flood of Noah’s time. Why does this matter? Well, as we continue into the Bible in…

Christian Identity

In today’s podcast I dive into the large strokes the Bible paints of the spiritual realm from Genesis to Revelation and how it relates to Christian identity. As it ends up, though we live humble and meek lives, the Christian is no little deal and infused with power from the Holy Spirit. This picture is…