speak God, I'm listening
7/21/2019 — Dan Nygaard
At a time when the voice of God had been unheard for generations, God did the outlandish—
He spoke to and through a little boy.
Announcing divine judgement that upended the culture of ancient Israel.
God honors those who honor Him
7/14/2019 — Dan Nygaard
The leading priest in ancient Israel was visited by an unnamed prophet.
Speaking for God, the prophet asked,
"Why do you honor your sons more than me?
Those who honor me I will honor. Those who despise me will be treated with contempt.
6/30/2019 — Dan Nygaard
Western culture no longer shares a common perspective about human life.
One reason for our confusion:
We've discarded the story of Genesis.
But many who believe they know that Bible story are fooling themselves.
escape … arranged by an angel
6/23/2019 — Dan Nygaard
After executing one of Jesus' apostles, a Roman ruler's popularity went up among religious leaders.
So he arrested the apostle Peter;
his plan was a quick trial followed by an entertaining execution.
But something unworldly interrupted those plans.
debate in the church
6/16/2019 — Dan Nygaard
There were disagreements in the New Testament church.
The Jerusalem even hosted a debate!
The priority of the early church was to figure out what God was doing,
then figure out how to get on-board.