Image Bearing Requires Diversity

In Genesis 1 we read, So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.Genesis 1:27 Yes, man is in the image of God. Yes, woman is in the image of God. But together as man and woman we more fully represent the … Continue reading Image Bearing Requires Diversity

Idols dying by Covid-19

In the 7th and 8th century BC, God used the invading Assyrians and then Babylonians to kill Israel's idols - especially her idol of nationalistic pride. It should come as no surprise to anyone who has read their Bible that we still struggle with idols today, for our hearts, says Calvin, are a virtue idol … Continue reading Idols dying by Covid-19

City of God, Book 9: Demon Go-Betweens

Book Nine was short, but fairly tedious. In these thirty pages Augustine debates the nature of demons, who are believed to serve as intermediaries between men and the gods. Most in Augustine's day believed there were good and bad demons, and Augustine explores, then refutes, this notion, along with the belief that demons can serve … Continue reading City of God, Book 9: Demon Go-Betweens