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…]
With Unveiled Faces
“We all, with unveiled faces, are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.” – 2 Corinthians 3:18 (CSB) Unveiled Christians (We, Christians) Paul concludes this section by combining the text … [Read More…]