Here we discuss Adam and Eden as recapitulations of the creation of the world, types of the temple of God, and their theological significance. We mention Ezekiel’s temple, Jesus at the feast of tabernacles and rivers of water flowing from your bellies—God’s Temple without boundaries . . . and all with a short lesson in hermeneutics as […]
Adam has a dual aspect: he is made of earth and has God’s breath of life in him, the Spirit. Jesus fulfills this for us, according to Psalm 8 and Hebrews 2, among others. Find out why, for example, Jesus breathes on his disciples, and why Paul says we have a treasure in jars of […]
The biblical theology of the Messiah in relationship to the sabbath appears in many passages, in prophecy, in the Gospels, and in the book of Hebrews. It includes key topics such drawing near to God, salvation by grace, holiness, sacrifice, abuse, and more. . . . The audio-only podcast version is here.
This often-overlook verse at the end of Genesis 1 relates a substantial and important doctrine: God imputes value to his creation. His judgment of his creation is the basis of all objective reality and history. God’s image also imputes value. This is the basis of the marketplace in God’s creation. This phenomenon affects every single […]
Animals appear in Scripture as symbols in crucial theological areas: God, man, sacrifices, case laws, nations, tyrannies, food laws, prophecies, and more . . . all for important reasons to which we really need to pay attention. Your freedom depends on it. Commentary on Genesis 1:20-25. Podcast version here.