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Greek Word Devos–Hupsoō

In our Greek Word Devotional series, we discuss some of our favorite passages in the Bible, focusing on the specific use of certain Greek words. Let’s look at 1 Peter 5:6-7 and its usage of the word hupsoō, or exalt. “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you … [Read More…]

Setting Ourselves Up for Success

Somehow, it’s already been about 2 weeks into 2022. And if you’re like us, your New Year’s Resolutions may already be lagging behind. Here’s our short list of resources we’ve used as a CSB Family. Now we’d love to hear from you! What CSB are you using to keep God’s Word a part of your … [Read More…]

Tough Texts: Galatians 4:24–What to do with Paul’s Allegory

These things are being taken figuratively, for the women represent two covenants. One is from Mount Sinai and bears children into slavery—this is Hagar. (Galatians 4:24) “The allegorical is sometimes acceptable.” You have heard it said of old, “Literal whenever possible.” You have also heard it said, “No matter the text, make a beeline to … [Read More…]

Was Jesus Created?

The question of Jesus’s “origins” have been around since he walked the earth two millennia ago. In John 5 and John 8, for instance, the Jewish leaders accused Jesus of blasphemy for claiming to be “equal to God” and being the “I AM” before Abraham (cf. Exod. 3:14). God is eternal, unchanging, perfect, etc. and … [Read More…]