When you cry out to God, and he doesn’t seem to answer – Ezekiel 19, Part 2

Jesus lamented. He was hurting deeply, and he expressed that hurt to God. We don’t normally think about Jesus like that, complaining to God. Yet arguably the most famous example of spoken lament comes from Psalm 22, where the psalmist, David, writes, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”  It’s famous because JesusContinue reading “When you cry out to God, and he doesn’t seem to answer – Ezekiel 19, Part 2”

What is the Bible? [False ideas Christians believe about…the Bible. Part 2]

What is the Bible? “Well, that’s obvious, Joel,” you might say, “the Bible is the Word of God.”  Yes, that is the obvious answer, but it is not enough.  It is true that the Bible is the Word of God, but it also needs some explanation that we don’t normally think about.  As we sawContinue reading “What is the Bible? [False ideas Christians believe about…the Bible. Part 2]”