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Sermon Clip: Creation Week 1

Sermon Clip: Creation Week 1

The story of creation has interesting details. But getting lost in those details can make us miss the big picture. In this short sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about the importance of properly interpreting the Bible to fully understand the intended meaning and how that relates to what the Bibles author is telling us about the creation story.

In the full sermon series, The Forest in the Trees, we take a look at creation and how the story of Adam and Eve fits into the big picture.

You can view the full sermon on the Woodland Hills sermon page.

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