Adam and the Genome– Part One

D.R. Venema and Scot McKnight, Adam and the Genome, (Brazos, 2017).On first blush the title of this book suggests an Indie rock band. But seriously, this is a very well researched book on genetics, and Biblical interpretation vis a vis the origins of human life, and whether or not Adam (and Eve) were historical persons. The genetics part of the book by D.R. Venema is a difficult read for those not familiar with genetics, even at the lay person’s level, whereas, Scot McKnight’s half of t … [Read more...]

The Print of the Nails— an Easter Sermon by CKB

“THE PRINT OF THE NAILS” —John 20.27 [Preached seventeen times from 4/2/72 at Langley Park to Remoder in 1994]The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most vital of all truths. Without it, there would be no Christianity at all. But like all great Christian truths, it is a very dangerous one. As soon as you speak of justification by faith alone, someone will begin to say: “Then it doesn’t matter how I live.” And as soon as you say, “Jesus is alive, no mere figure of history but a living p … [Read more...]

Akedah— The Sacrifice

AKEDAHDid he ponder Isaac Whilst hanging on the cross A last second substitution Just before all was lost?Is this why he cried out ‘My God, My God’ so loud Showing disappointment Before a hostile crowd?Where’s God’s intervention, Offering another lamb Or would He be passed over A dangling great I AM?Abandoned but begotten Left to face his fate? Would help arrive in ‘nick of time’ Or would it come too late?Where’s the lamb, asked Isaac And told ‘God will provide’ … [Read more...]

Shade Tree

SHADE TREEA tree always a tree, That shadows forth his shade to me.The tree of Eden long before Tempting those who longed for more Knowledge, power, experience, But lacking trust, lacking sense.A tree, always a tree That shadows forth his shade to me.The burning bush Could Moses see More than curiosity Ablaze with all infinity.A tree always a tree That shadows forth his shade to me.That terrible Terebinth Oh Absalom, a tithing tenth Ensnared in branches as he … [Read more...]

The Crosses of Easter– Eight

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The Crosses of Easter– Seven

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The Crosses of Easter– Six

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The Crosses of Easter– Five

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The Crosses of Easter– Four

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