Podcast: How Do We Understand the Flood Through the Lens of the Cross?
Greg dives deep into the flood, to make sense of it through the lens of Christ on the cross.
In light of how central enemy-loving non-violence is to Jesus’ teaching and to his cross-centered revelation of God, we have to wonder why the church has refused to listen to its head and instead condoned violence, as pointed out in the previous post? Christian theologians have used OT’s violent portraits of God, at least since…
Greg discusses love bombs and explosions of light. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0419.mp3
Greg talks forgiveness, reconciliation, consequences of sin, and the afterlife. All in less than 5 minutes. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0346.mp3
Podcast: By Celebrating Passover, Isn’t Jesus Tacitly Approving the Sacrificial System Passover Was Based On?
Is Jesus for or against slaughtering babies? Greg talks about exodus and sacrifice. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0405.mp3
In Ezekiel we read a passage that depicts Yahweh as warning his people about their impending punishment by saying, “I will pour out my wrath on you and breathe out my fiery anger against you” (Ezek 21:31a). As we find in several other texts, Yahweh is here depicted as a ferocious fire-breathing dragon—a portrait that…
In this sermon clip, Greg shares the story of how foster parents entered into the pain of a severely abused child and demonstrated compassion rather than judgment when she displayed puzzling and revolting behaviors. This moving story illustrates the way that God enters into our sin and our curse on the cross, and gives us…