When Kinship and Ethnic Boundaries are Crossed Salvation Begins

“So Pharoah commanded all his people saying, ‘Every son who is born you shall cast into the river and every daughter you shall save alive.’ And his sister stood afar off, to know what would be done to him. But when she could no longer hide him, she took an ark of bulrushes for him,Continue reading “When Kinship and Ethnic Boundaries are Crossed Salvation Begins”

Salvation in the Bulrushes

Genesis 15:13, 14: in this passage, God is speaking directly to Abraham.  God has made a covenant with Abraham in which God has again reaffirmed to the childless Abraham that he will have a son. “Then He (God) said to Abram: “Know certainly that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is notContinue reading “Salvation in the Bulrushes”

Creation versus Salvation

The Bible begins with Creation, but Christian theology has, for centuries, had other priorities. Many believe the primary story of the Old Testament is the election of Israel. This election of Israel as an emphasis reduces Creation to an afterthought, a mere accessory to the weightier biblical concern of human salvation. Salvation History is theContinue reading “Creation versus Salvation”