The 144,000 Virgins of Revelation

In Revelation 14, Jesus and 144,000 Christians are found standing in God’s presence on Mount Zion. They join God and the other spiritual beings of God’s Heavenly courtroom in singing a beautiful song. It’s there that an interesting note is made about the 144,000: “It is these who have not defiled themselves with women, for…

Why Do We Exist?

In our brand new series on “God’s Grand Framework,” we address the big question every human being eventually asks: “Why am I here?” The Bible has an answer if we pay close attention. Listen to this episode on the 1208GREENWOOD webpage or by subscribing to the 1208PODCAST on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. Books for more info and the ones…

Queen Jadis: Descendant of Rebellions

C.S. Lewis was very much into mythology (especially Norse mythology, which somehow led him to work for MI6 for a brief moment). When you become aware of this trait in Lewis, his writing begins to pop all the more. For example, we see that Lewis incorporated both Biblical and Jewish mythology Lewis into one of…

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. 

Women & the Church (Conclusion)

Anyone who thinks Paul is always easy to understand is fooling themselves. Even Peter acknowledges within the Bible that Paul can be a bit confusing sometimes. count the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him, as he does in all his…