Deuteronomy 5:1-5 The meaning of “hearing” was important, but is meaningless unless it has a practical impact. The hearing was meant to lead to learning which was meant to lead to observance. In v. 1 “to learn” means to “make someone accept something as normal habit.” The children of God were meant to become accustomed … More Foundational Truth for Living Today
Philosophical anti-foundationalism is at the core of the modern challenges to Christianity and its worldview. The 20th century celebrated that “God is Dead” because, they thought it offered the freedom to embrace the modern world and properly face its challenges. However, it proved to be one of the bloodiest centuries to date and this … More The 10 Commandments as the Unchanging Foundations for Living in the Changing Modern World
“At the Foot of the Mountain” Exodus 19:1-25 What is the central argument here? God established a covenant based faith, but Israel failed to serve Him on top of the mountain. What is the text getting at for us today? A worshipful relationship with God is worthy of our desire, but is never accomplished on … More At Exodus 19.
I’ve intentionally put my study in Exodus into three posts so that it can demonstrate the gist of it. From the title it should be apparent that I think chapter 19 is important. It was the foot of Mt. Sinai that God wanted to make a covenant with Israel like the one He made with … More After Exodus 19.
I have had the privledge to teach the Book of Exodus in recent days to an eager group on Sunday mornings at Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church. The story is very familiar to people who have read the Bible for many years. The temptation, especially for me, is to assume that I know it. Now, what … More Toward Exodus 19.