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Unbelief in the Triumphal Entry

Unbelief in the Triumphal Entry

What do we do with the story of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem? It’s a question I’ve always asked myself, especially growing up singing the worship song “Hosanna” which has a chorus consisting solely of the words from the people in the story. For years it’s been a bit jarring for me to sing that song (and others like it) because it’s very clear that in the story these same people are soon to change their “Hosannah” to “Crucify him! Crucify him!”…

"Natural" Analogies Illustrate God

"Natural" Analogies Illustrate God

God organized nature in certain ways to teach us about who he is. Specifically, the reason I'm writing this post is thinking about the contrast between light and darkness. I meditated a bit on this idea in a previous post, but here I want to consider that God is the one who invented light and it's counterpart, darkness, for a reason. Such inventions illuminate…

Who is God? Look to the Story, Not Speculation

Who is God? Look to the Story, Not Speculation

God in his Book does not reveal himself in the way of the philosophers. The vast majority of people in human history have agreed that there is a Supreme Being, a God or gods. And most have tried to philosophize about who he is like. It's been common from ancient times until today. We can describe this type of thinking about God as 'speculation'…