The Kingdom of God in the Old Testament, Conclusion

Solomon's TempleThis is the final in a series on the Kingdom of God. Be sure to read the prior posts before jumping in here. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

Previously, we laid the foundation for understanding the Kingdom of God in the Old Testament. Having narrowed our focus to the particular, redemptive Kingdom of God, we turn our attention to tracing this theme, albeit briefly, through the various covenants of the Old Testament. Continue reading

The Kingdom of God in the Old Testament, pt. 5

Adoration of the Golden CalfThis is part five in a series on the Kingdom of God. Be sure to read the prior posts before jumping in here. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

Previously, we laid the foundation for understanding the Kingdom of God in the Old Testament. Having narrowed our focus to the particular, redemptive Kingdom of God, we turn our attention to tracing this theme, albeit briefly, through the various covenants of the Old Testament. Continue reading

The Kingdom of God in the Old Testament, pt. 4

Rembrandt - Abraham and IsaacThis is part four in a series on the Kingdom of God. Be sure to read the prior posts before jumping in here. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Previously, we laid the foundation for understanding the Kingdom of God in the Old Testament. Having narrowed our focus to the particular, redemptive Kingdom of God, we turn our attention to tracing this theme, albeit briefly, through the various covenants of the Old Testament.

Abrahamic Covenant Continue reading

The Kingdom of God in the Old Testament, pt. 3

Dore_NoahThis is part three in a series on the Kingdom of God. Be sure to read the prior posts before jumping in here. Part 1, Part 2

Previously, we laid the foundation for understanding the Kingdom of God in the Old Testament. Having narrowed our focus to the particular, redemptive Kingdom of God, we turn our attention to tracing this theme, albeit briefly, through the various covenants of the Old Testament.

Adamic and Noahic Covenants Continue reading

The Kingdom of God in the Old Testament, pt. 2

Kingdom of IsraelThe kingdom of God is a significant category in New Testament teaching. Whether it is a teaching of Christ, the Apostle Paul, or the book of Revelation, the kingdom of God is central. Yet, if one were to study the New Testament concept of the kingdom and base conclusions solely upon the most obvious Old Testament representation, the kingdom of Israel, confusion may soon start to abound. Accordingly, a more robust and thorough understanding of the category is necessary. Continue reading

Don’t Waste Your Money.

A thought provoking analysis from a dear friend.

Novel Reasoning

Recently, my wife and I had the rare opportunity to go on a date night. For those of you who don’t know, I recently graduated college, my wife is still in school, and our son is almost 14 months old. Date nights don’t happen often in our home.

We found someone to babysit our son, and went out for dinner and a movie. We decided that we were going to go see “Nightcrawler” starring Jake Gyllenhaal. From the second I saw the trailer the movie looked immensely fascinating mostly because the story for once seemed original.

I must begin by saying that Jake Gyllenhaal delivered the performance of his career in this movie. It was one of the most convincing and memorable performances I’ve ever seen. Dan Gilroy also directed and wrote an entertaining story in his debut.

That’s it for the positives. That is genuinely it for the good…

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