First, we looked at the ancient Near Eastern practice of calling kings “the image of god.” As the image of god, the king represented the character of his god and ordered his kingdom on earth the god’s good way. Likewise, in Genesis 1:26-18 our God created humans as His image… Read More
Archive Tag: justice
In The Image Of God (Jesus & Justice Part 1)
It was common in the ancient Near East for kings to claim to be the image of a god. The king ruled on behalf of the god, ordering their kingdom on earth their god’s good way. Over time, some kings claimed to be gods and made images of themselves. These… Read More
How Well Is My Church Worshiping?
First, we looked at what (little) the bible has to say about church music styles. Then, we explored what the word “worship” means in the bible and what (little) music has to do with it. Today we answer an important worship related question I was asked recently by a minister… Read More
How is your eye? Jesus said, “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how… Read More
Equality Under The Law
“Every thug deserves a slug.” “Just another savage that needs to be exterminated.” “Its a good day for a choke hold.” “F these muslem turd goat humpers.” “Let [refugees] starve to death. I hate every last one of them.” “They said f*** the police so I said f*** your 911… Read More
Is There Justice Without Jesus?
I cannot find a single verse in all of scripture in which God commands or expects people who do not believe in God to think, feel, desire, and behave as if they do. Not a single verse in which God commands a godless king to do “justice and righteousness” –… Read More