Mediation and Prayer

The book of Hebrews gives us a glimpse into Christ’s heavenly ministry.  Hebrews 8:6 says, “But now He (Christ) has obtained a more excellent ministry, inasmuch as He is also Mediator of a better covenant, which was established on better promises.” What is Jesus mediating?  The common Biblical belief is that Jesus is mediating betweenContinue reading “Mediation and Prayer”

God’s Desire for Intimacy

“Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.’ So God created man, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:26-27). Mere chance could not direct Creation toward such heights, nor was such a possibility seriously proposed until recently. For God’s personhood liesContinue reading “God’s Desire for Intimacy”

The Universal God

The modern world has lost touch with the text describing the beginning. This absence of context has caused the seventh day in many ways to become an ideological and theological orphan. What makes matters worse is that is over the last two centuries, the worldview of the Bible’s readers has dramatically shifted. Most have adoptedContinue reading “The Universal God”