Through the Bible, October 19

Reading: 1 Corinthians 5 Summary: As Paul begins to wrap up this lengthy discussion of divisions in the church (begun back in 1:10), he now turns his attention to specific issues present in the congregation that further threaten it.  Here in chapter 5 is a case of sexual immorality that …

Through the Bible, January 4

Read: Genesis 6-8:19 Summary: Sin spreads until God must take drastic action As if sin’s damage had not been enough in the family of Adam and Eve, it would only spread like a fast-growing cancer through all of humanity.  So extensive is sin’s spread that God takes drastic action to …

Through the Bible, January 3

Read: Genesis 3-5 Summary: Sin enters creation with devastating consequences All that God had made was good.  It could be no other way.  But one of the primary features (or conditions) of the good creation made by God was man’s capacity to exercise his own will.  God never violated the …