My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" These have to be some of the most difficult words of Jesus to understand and interpret. Jesus seems to feel abandoned during His most critical hour of need. If Jesus felt this way, how are we ever … Continue reading Did Jesus sing, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken me?”
Imago Dei Genesis 1-2 tells us that God put a great deal of thought and intentionality into His creation of human beings. Indeed when God created humans, He altered both the rhythm and the function of all that He was creating. The end of the sixth day of creation is drawn out in Genesis, and … Continue reading What does it mean that we are created in God’s Image?
This morning I preached on the "second" Jacob and Esau story -- the deception by Rebekah and Jacob which ultimately resulted in Jacob, and not Esau, receiving their father Isaac's blessing. There were two points from the message that I've been asked to share. The first comes from an article I read recently by a … Continue reading Making Yourself Miserable — Scripture Impressions and Digressions