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Podcast: The Genesis Prophecy: Was the 400 Year Enslavement Predestined?
Greg looks closer at the prophecy in Genesis 15 his people would be enslaved for 400 years. Was this predestined?
Skeptically-inclined scholars, and especially critics of Christianity, frequently argue that the Gospel authors created mythological portraits of Jesus largely on the basis of OT material they claim Jesus “fulfilled.” In other words, they surveyed the OT and fabricated stories about how Jesus fulfilled those prophecies. In response, it’s hard to deny that there are certain…
Overflow Episode 7 — Paul Anleitner on Our Crisis of Meaning, Science and Genesis, and MORE (podcast)
Greg considers the evangelism implications of the idea that we are all IN. Why risk someone having an opportunity to opt out? Episode 496 http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0496.mp3 EXTRAS! EXTRAS! EXTRAS! http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0496_EXTRA.mp3
Image by Lawrence OP via Flickr A number of passages speak of particular events being foreknown by God, even events resulting from individuals’ free will. For example, dozens of prophesies in the OT accurately predict details about the coming Messiah (e.g., he would be born in Bethlehem; arise out of the lineage of Abraham; be executed with…
Image by Lori Greig via Flickr Yesterday, we posted about how Messianic prophesies are understood in the open view of the future. Today, this post will look at prophesies that are not fulfilled in the way predicted and what that can tell us about the open view of the future. In John Goldingay’s excellent multi-volume work, Old…
Was the rooster in on it? Greg discusses the specificity of Jesus’ prophecy about Peter. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0076.mp3
If you want to hear Greg sweat, listen to him work through this really really good question. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0200.mp3 Photo by Rex Boggs