The Bible and Inaccurate Science

The Bible is always cultural as God speaks to people in their culture and not in the vacuum of it. And so when we read it, we need to keep in mind that the Bible was written “for us,” but not “to us.” It was written for us to read, but not directly to the…

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…

Prophetic Delay (Pt 1)

In Mark 13, Jesus prophesied that a lot was going to happen after He left the earth. He claimed that people would pretend to be Him; that there would be rumors of war and actual wars in which kingdoms and even families would rise up to fight each other; that there would be earthquakes and…