How do we know Peter wrote 1 Peter? That may seem like a tedious question, but since we live in an age where the Bible is so often questioned and discredited, I think it is worthwhile and instructive to briefly explain how we know … [Read more...] about How We Know Who Wrote First Peter
In a sermon, you can never say everything that could be said about a passage of scripture. You can't even say everything you would want to say. This morning at church our lesson came from Acts 20:17-38. There was one detail whose … [Read more...] about Moving the Application from Elders to Churches
Who is "the angel of the Lord"? He appears at many key moments in the Old Testament. But who is he? Is he a normal angel, like a seraphim (Isaiah 6:2) or cherubim (Genesis 3:24)? Is he an archangel? Who is he? A survey of his … [Read more...] about The Angel of the Lord
This post is overdue. I've been meaning to write it. I just haven't. Honestly, it's a strange topic. But here we go... I have changed my understanding of Genesis six and the question of angels having sexual relations with … [Read more...] about Fallen Angels in Genesis
Paul writes to Titus, "The saying is trustworthy, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have believed in God may be careful to devote themselves to good works" (Titus 3:8). Sounds important. We better be careful … [Read more...] about What Are “These Things” in Titus 3:8?
We find a strange allusion in Genesis chapter six. We read, "The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men … [Read more...] about Who Are the Nephilim?