An Introduction to Typology

When Jesus came into this world, He entered a scene that was thousands of years in the making. It was His making – intentionally crafted to reveal who He was and what He came to accomplish. The more we understand of how God set up this scene, the richer our picture of Jesus becomes. Along…

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God Makes Himself Known Through Nature

In a previously posted article (God Makes Himself Known), I gave a brief overview of the whole idea of revelation. In this article I want to focus on one of the vehicles God uses to tell us about Himself. Theologians break down revelation into two camps: general revelation and special revelation. J.I. Packer explains general…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part VI

We are examining four examples of intelligent design drawn from the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design theorist is…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part V

We are examining four examples of intelligent design drawn from the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design theorist is…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part IV

We are examining four examples of intelligent design drawn from the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design theorist is…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part III

We are examining four examples of intelligent design drawn from the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design theorist is…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part II

In Part I we gave the following description of Intelligent Design from the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part I

What is Intelligent Design? According to the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design theorist is able to determine whether…

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Naaman the Leper

“There were many in Israel with leprosy in the time of Elisha the prophet, yet not one of them was cleansed—only Naaman the Syrian.” (Luke 4:27) Naaman, to all outward appearances, had it all together. He was “a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded” (2 Kings 5:1). Only one problem.…

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The Laws about Leprosy

“A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, ‘Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.’ Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. ‘I am willing,’ he said. ‘Be clean!’ Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy. Then Jesus said to him, ‘See that you don’t tell anyone.…

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