The Mythical Leviathan

One of the reasons I would conclude that Leviathan is likely to be a mythical creature is because its mythical properties can be seen quite well in Job 41—especially when God says that, “When he raises himself up, the mighty are afraid; at the crashing they are beside themselves” (Job 41:25). I’d like to draw…

Elohim

Genesis 3:5 says “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” However, there’s probably a better way to interpret the Hebrew here—but it requires quite a bit of explanation. Check out the podcast links below to learn more. Check…

The Greater & Lesser Light

In this week’s Midweek Edition episode, I explain why the sun and the moon are labeled the greater and lesser light in the Genesis creation story. This launches us into conversations about ancient astrology and even takes us into the story of the wisemen in the Christmas story. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s…

Judging Angels

In today’s podcast Paul rhetorically asks, “Do you not know that we are to judge angels?”—as though we would nod our heads in agreement and understanding. But truthfully, most of us would put our hands up and respond, “Actually, Paul, we don’t know what you’re talking about.” To understand what the apostle is saying, we…