The Paradox of a Prophet (Pt 6)

Since God can change prophetic words of blessing or judgment based on the free will of human response, we come to realize a strange paradox in the prophet’s job: “a successful prophet is precisely the one who does not see his prophetic word of judgment come to pass.” (Hays, Christopher M. When the Son of Man…

Journey to Sodom and Gomorrah

God and two angels walk up to Abraham at his tent. It sounds like the start of a joke, but it’s actually a real Bible story that leads to an intriguing conversation in which Abraham tries to negotiate with God on an issue of judgment. We dive deep into this passage and find many curious…

The Authority of Forgiveness

The Bible talks about forgiveness in a weird way that makes it look like a power of sorts that’s been imparted to the church, partially for evangelistic purposes. Jamin elaborates using the Scriptures. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

The Strange Interaction at the Fall

No matter how many times I reread Genesis, I find there’s always something new to learn. In this case it was my friend Janae at Bible study last night who pointed out how it was strange that of all the things Adam could have been afraid of after he ate from the tree, it was…