God’s Angel in Revelation

According to Revelation 1:1-2, God sent “his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw.” The confusion here, however, is that Jesus Himself is the first character we see appear to John. Or is this confusing? After…

Enoch & the Nephilim

Genesis 5 briefly tells us about a man named Enoch who apparently didn’t die but was taken to be with God, while Genesis 6 briefly tells us about how the sons of God slept with the daughters of men and beget Nephilim/giants. In today’s podcast episode we take a deep look into these passages by…

Azazel

In Leviticus 16 there are two goats: one given to Yahweh, and one given to Azazel. But who’s Azazel? And why is he given a goat? And what does it have to do with a message in our series on the Gospel of Matthew? Learn more about tonight’s message in Michael Heiser’s book, The Unseen…

The Serpent

What was the serpent in the Garden of Eden? A talking snake? Satan manifested as a snake? A snake taken over by Satan? Something else? Because the Bible later connects this snake to Satan, I offer some thoughts to think on about our cosmic enemy and his Biblical backstory. 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…