The Life of Abraham Podcasts

The final which I assigned for my Advanced Preaching students was to produce a devotional podcast on a preselected portion of Genesis concerning…

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What Is In a Day? Genesis One

I just realized I have never posted anything (other than my thesis) dealing with the range of meaning for the Hebrew  יוֹם (yom) which…

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Eating Your Theology (Gen.1)

In Sunday School this week we covered Genesis 1. Something that struck me was verses 29-30: Then God said, “I give you every…

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Esther 5-6 – The Tale Turns

5:1-8 – Esther’s Request.  After three days of fasting (by both the Jews of Susa and Esther and her entourage), Esther determined it…

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Esther 3-4 – A Time for Action

3:1-6 – Haman…the Agagite.  Whereas the last we read would have suggested that Mordecai should have been rewarded by the king, we find…

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Daniel 12 – The Vision of the End

11:36-39 – The king who exalts himself.  This king does have certain levels of overlap with Antiochus IV Epiphanes (and many commentators believe…

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