Sermon Clip: That, Not How
The Genesis 1 creation story has always left people with questions. The main one being: Is Genesis 1 a literal story of how God created our universe?
In this sermon clip, Greg Boyd talks about how when he was young, he wrestled with this question as a Christian.
In the full sermon, Greg presents three reasons why he believes that Genesis 1 was not intended to be taken as a literal account, but rather a narrative to express important truths about who the early Jews were and who their God was.
Greg speculates on the nature of the fall, then talks about evidence of God in the universe. Episode 520 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0520.mp3
Greg considers how to think about God’s relationship to time given that there are apparent paradoxes no matter how one things about it. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0319.mp3
Is the Rapture really what you think it is? Most Christians believe that God will take his followers up to heaven before the really bad stuff starts on earth, but is this what the bible says? Is this view consistent with the loving God that Jesus shows us in the New Testament? View the full…
In this episode Greg talks about non-violence in his diet and in his treatment of household insects. Spiders=are worth saving. Mosquitos=apparently not. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0031.mp3
Greg considers why Satan was allowed into the Garden. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0372.mp3
I’m fleshing out the third proclamation of the ReKnew Manifesto, which challenges us to rethink our conception of God. In the previous post I noted that, since our relationship with God is mediated through our mental picture of him, our image completely determines how we feel about God and what our relationship with him will…