Beyond the Crystal Sea

Revelation 4 is a powerful scene of God’s throne room and it’s there that we find all kinds of strange things we don’t know what to make of. But once we learn about these strange things we begin to see God glorified even more. For a deeper look at my “snow globe” analogy, check out…

Some of Jesus’ Predictions Already Happened (Pt 2)

We have to admit in analyzing the New Testament that the early church thought Jesus was serious about coming back really soon. Waiting a few millennia was not at all the way they interpreted Jesus’ prophetic statements. In Mark 13 He said he’d be back before a generation passed and so the New Testament authors…

The Women of the Resurrection

As someone once said, “The women are last at the cross and first at the tomb.” Their faithfulness is deeply and counter-culturally rewarded. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. 

The Secret of the Kingdom of God

While we can understand parables logically to some extent, Jesus told us that we actually need the “Secret of the Kingdom of God” to fully understand (Mark 4:11). That’s a very intriguing phrase right there and it leaves us wondering what Jesus is talking about. To find the answer, we need to first understand how…

The Misuse of Spiritual Power

This is going to sound a bit odd, but I believe we’re capable of misusing spiritual power. Greg Boyd, a theologian and pastor, proposes the idea. when God gives someone divine power, he genuinely gives it to them. To one degree or another, he places his divine power under the control of their own power….