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Podcast: Did the Devil Make Me Do It?
Greg peeks into the complexity of our spiritual world and offers wisdom for discerning spiritual activity.
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What’s Wrong With The World?
Hartwig HKD via Compfight The reports coming out of Fort Hood this morning once again highlight that our world is messed up. And it often feels like we are rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic as we try to find answers to address the problems we face. Here are some reflections by Greg on…
The Purpose of the Church
Concerning the preaching of the Gospel, Paul wrote that God’s intent was that “through the church the wisdom of God in its rich variety might now be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly places … in accordance with the eternal purpose that he has carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord”…
If Creation is Created in the Middle of Cosmic Warfare, How Can God Call It All Good?
In this episode Greg discusses creation, in the context of cosmic warfare, and considers how God could call it “good.” Links: Greg’s book: “God at War“ http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0022.mp3
Our Real Battle is NOT with ISIS or any Other “Enemy”
There’s an old African proverb that says, “When Elephants fight, the grass suffers.” It expresses the important truth that when agents who have a domain of authority go awry, everything under their authority suffers. The “principalities and the powers” were given tremendous authority over creation. In western Christian culture, these non-human agents are usually called…
God is Like a Trojan Horse
Yesterday, I introduced a basic understanding of the Christus Victor view of Christ’s work on the cross. [Click here to read it.] Today, I want to expand on this briefly. Because God is a God of love who gives genuine “say-so” to both angels and humans, God rarely accomplishes his providential plans through coercion. God…
Podcast: Isn’t Casting Out Demons an Act of Violence?
Greg considers whether or not casting out demons is violent. http://traffic.libsyn.com/askgregboyd/Episode_0441.mp3