Ezekiel’s Easter vision comes to fruition in the death of death in the death of Christ.
Becoming a Pastor Theologian: New Possibilities for Church Leadership represents a growing shift in pastoral studies. The editors, Todd Wilson and Gerald Hiestand, note that there is very little biblical scholarship coming from the church itself. Rather, a lot of pastors are left reading other people’s work, and that work is not necessarily aimed for… Continue reading Tuesday Review: Becoming a Pastor Theologian
The breadth of the picture of the Gospel that we see in Ruth is breathtaking, and helps us to more fully see the picture of Christ that Boaz provides. While I already covered some of this picture last week, there is still more to see.
In the last blog post before I took a break for Spring Break, we met Boaz, the mighty man. Now this Mighty Man gives us a beautiful picture of the Gospel.
The image of the wise man and the foolish man who build their houses on the rock or the sand is a familiar one. But does it mean what we think it means, or is there a deeper purpose behind the parable?
Mike Bull’s Moses and the Revelation takes a bold step forward in interpretation of Revelation: letting the core of the Bible interpret the Apocalypse.
Elimelech and his sons are dead; Mara and Ruth are left empty. The new Adam, Elimelech, failed to heed God’s voice and didn’t come to Bethlehem for bread. The new Abraham, he failed to heed God’s call to “stay” rather than “go”. The empty women are left without an Adam – without a go’er redeemer.… Continue reading Friend to Beloved: Ruth 2:1