Understanding grace

It happened last night: watching someone really understand grace is a beautiful thing. We know that everything in the Law was written for those who are under its power. The Law says these things to stop anyone from making excuses and to let God show that the whole world is guilty. God doesn’t accept people […]

Spread the Word III: Exodus, out of Egypt

Another big book with big stories: Exodus, Israel leaving Egypt. A miraculous and maybe even incredible story. Did God actually divide the Red Sea? Did all those plagues really hit Egypt? But there is more than enough historical evidence for the story of the exodus to believe it. Until the present day, Jews around the […]

Spread the Word II – finishing Genesis

Remember the one-year-bible-reading-program from our church? Today we will finish the book of Genesis. As we already read the entire book of Job, this means we are at 1/33 of the bible books, and at 1/12 of the time.Anyway. I developed the habit of listening to the Bible while driving. Last Saturday I listened to […]

Spread the Word

We started an exciting project in church: Spread the Word! In 2007, we are going to read the entire Bible in one year with the whole congregation. The fun part is that it will be in chronological order, which means we just started in Genesis this week but tomorrow we’ll jump to Job, because he […]