Caring for the Earth

Since Revelation is not proposing that in the end we leave Earth to rot and burn, but that it will be redeemed and made new, we should really start to care more about our little planet. Rather than turn Revelation into predictions about when God’s coming back, we should start to use it to recognize…

On Earth As In Heaven

The problem with physical bodies is that they don’t belong in the spiritual realm, for the spiritual realm is for spirits. So if Paul truly believed that Christians would be taking on new imperishable bodies raised in glory and power (1 Corinthians 15), then how did he expect this to all work out on paper?…

The Chosen Few

Jamin teaches on a lesser read parable about a wedding banquet and explains the Biblical understanding of election. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play.

Leviathan in Revelation

One is hard pressed to find a few words go by without some kind of allusion to a Bible passage. John is pulling references from left and right. With this in mind, it’s not unthinkable to see the Leviathan of the Old Testament resurface, especially given the fact that Isaiah said God would deal with…

The Seven Spirits in Revelation

When I was a kid I remember being really weirded out by the seven spirits before God’s throne in Revelation. Here I was, still trying to figure out the Trinity, when all of the sudden there were now seven Holy Spirits, turning God into a Holy Nonanity? Of course, if no one tells you how a…